Category Archive: My writing process

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

Today Editing

I have the perfect job. There are times when there is nothing to do. Sometimes we talk and joke around, but sometimes we’re quiet. Everyone but me has a smart phone. They all… Continue reading

Might be Time to Re-Evaluate

I’ve said once before, I start a novel with a simple idea and then the idea grows into a trilogy or a series. Consequently, I never finish a book. It becomes so large… Continue reading

I’m Back

I’d stopped blogging because I was discouraged that few to no one was reading. I used to have descent numbers, but no one subscribed. I’m told I should give something away to encourage… Continue reading

Demanding Characters

When an author starts a novel he/she has a general idea of who the characters are. But sometimes a character pops up out of nowhere and demands a part in the plot. No… Continue reading

The Love of Writing

Do I love writing? Not sure. Ideas continually float about in my head. As ideas begin to form into sentences, I write them down. Since I don’t carry any kind of electronic writing… Continue reading