Category Archive: My writing process

Novel Update: Last Rewrite

For those who are new to this blog: my novel, The People of Akiane, has been picked up by a local small publisher. But my book was not ready for publication. It needed… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Resolved

This Weekly Photo Challenge is Resolved. I’m to share a photo, which represents a New Year’s resolution. So many resolutions have gone to the wayside, but if one doesn’t try, nothing will ever… Continue reading

Constructive Criticism

I went to college for Fine Arts, graduated in Graphics. I did a lot of drawing, painting and photography. Every week, along with the rest of the class, I had to hang a… Continue reading

Update: Finishing My Novel

I’m dangerously close to being finished with my novel. My inclination is to hurry up and be done with it, so I can move on to other projects. I’ve been working on this… Continue reading

Prologue

I’m making a change right here on this post. I originally posted this as the first chapter. I’ve been debating if I should have this as first chapter or as a prologue. Paul… Continue reading

Why I Won’t Self-Publish

I won’t self-publish out of self preservation, but I admire those who are successful at it. No matter how may times I reread something, I always manage to find something I’ve missed. Even… Continue reading

Goals

While browsing, I came across Jennifer M Eaton in “It’s that time of the month to set up your writing goals.” I have goals, but I realize I’ve never shared them with this blog.… Continue reading

My Fictional Female Characters

While writing about strong women, I thought about a few of my female characters in a fantasy novel I’ve started, called Jewel of Desire. Right now, it’s sitting on the shelf until I… Continue reading

Boating

I had another week of lots of work and being tired at the end of the week. Came Friday evening, all I wanted to do was go home and rest. But first, I… Continue reading

Alien Worldbuilding

One of the reasons I write this blog is so I will listen and learn, and sometimes I do. In Functioning in Worldbuilding, I wrote about characters interacting with their living space. As… Continue reading