What I Can See Is My Enemy And Don’t Even Get Me Started On What I Can Hear

Once my husband leaves for work, I sit down at my computer to start typing up something new. I might be working on a blog post, writing out a chapter, creating a new character, scheming up an exciting scene, or simply staring at the screen waiting for something to pop into my head. I am …

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Using A Television Show To Get My Writing Right! Is That Wrong?

I have gone on and on with many posts about all the work I'm putting into getting my latest murder mystery out to the world. As the weeks have gone by with endless attempts to make my crime studies successful, I realized I was only failing to succeed. I haven't even started writing a single …

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We Could All Use Some Happiness! Even Just Another 10%!

Yesterday, I shared a blog post about all the crazy thoughts in my head every time I sit down to write. I didn't mention it then, but I think it's about time to bring it up. I'm talking about meditation! Oh yeah, I understand there are skeptics out there and some people claim "I just don't …

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Too Many Plans For One Book

A little while ago, I started planning the murder in my latest novel and I thought I had the general plan figured out. I was writing some of my outline around the idea I thought up when suddenly, brilliance struck me. So I had to make some adjustments with the plan, yet again. Adjusting a bit of one …

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Middle Of The Week Thoughts 11/2/16

I have finished my personal project pieces! With those done it is finally time to buckle down with my latest novel idea! Yeah, I say this again and again only to end up distracted by some other activity or event. But no more! At the beginning of my blog I featured a post about Creating A …

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Making An Outline, Writing Down Notes, or Going In Blind?

All throughout high school we are drilled through our English classes on how to write or type up an outline. Writing an outline when typing up a report or preparing a speech is a great way to get facts organized and get an A on your report. But how true is this fact when you …

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