There’s No Excuse To Slack Off

This weekend is going to be a bit of a fun weekend for me, my husband, and our friends. We are all getting together to attend a card tournament featuring the game called Magic: The Gathering. It's fun and I enjoy playing so I'm excited to go watch them all play. I'm not going to play in …

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Completing My Research Before I Write Chapter One

I have mentioned time and time again I am working to write up a murder mystery as my next novel. Oh, has it been a challenge! There are so many facts I must gather before I can even think about typing the story on my computer. I think the hardest part was figuring out all …

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Middle Of The Week Thoughts 11/16/16

Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How These are the six facts I've been trying to piece together for my latest murder mystery novel I'm trying to create. Those words are the words I was told to answer numerous times on several English tests all through school. In elementary school I learned the tale about …

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Writing Rules? Ha, You’re Funny!

"There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.” - W. Somerset Maugham When I read this quote a little while ago it made me smile and also gave me a reason to relax. I debate again and again about how I want to write my novels. Do I …

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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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