IWSG + WIPjoy #4

It’s time again for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group! Posts go up the first Wednesday of each month. Read more posts and/or join in here. What am I insecure about at the moment? How my beta readers will react to my manuscript! That always makes me nervous. Question of the Month: Have you ever slipped…

WIPjoy #2

2. Tell us about YOU. Well, it’s all right here on this page under the “About” tab, but here’s a recap: I’m an only child. Grew up in Texas but with my extended family and roots in Southern Louisiana. Went to the University of Texas at Austin, where I studied media, screenwriting, and Classics. Also…

WIPjoy – October 2017

(I never finished the last one, but this one I’m determined to get all the way through!) 1. Introduce your WIP! Well! I actually just finished the first draft of it. It’s a YA contemporary take on Shakespeare’s Hamlet titled . . . wait for it . . . Hamlette! I had a lot of…

Happy October!

Fall is my favorite time of year. After months of heat, jeans and sweaters make me happy. I wouldn’t mind a little rain, either. Where we live it’s not quite cold yet, but the weather is trending in that direction. Fingers crossed! We’re also now entering the final quarter of the year. A good time…

Beta Readers Wanted

I’m super excited to announce that I’ve finished the draft of Hamlette! Very soon now I will be looking for people to read it and provide feedback as I spruce it up. What does being a beta reader entail? I will send two to three chapters at a time (or the entire manuscript if you…

Miss Magnolia

The other night at dinner my kids began to ask me questions that started with, “Back in your day…” As in: “Back in your day did they have cars?” Since I felt like saying, “WTF, you guys, how old do you think I am?” was probably poor parenting, I answered in the voice of an…