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IWSG: Regrets?

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. Question of the Month: As you look back on 2017, with all its successes and failures, if you could backtrack, what would you do differently? I recently posted a retrospective…

WIPjoy #30 & 5 More Answers

30. How do your characters celebrate Halloween (or other holiday) if they do? Nerissa isn’t much for parties, though she doesn’t mind dressing up. She thinks it’s kind of fun, actually. But she’s too old to trick-or-treat. Her ideal Hallowe’en is hanging around a bonfire.   ***   11.Your first MC. Uh . . .…

All Hallows Write

The Rules: #1 – Provide a BRIEF description of your novel before starting. #2 – Don’t use the same character for more than 3 answers. Okay, so here is my brief description of my novel: Sixteen-year-old Nerissa Dey must do her father’s ghost’s bidding by bringing his murderers to justice. More of a log line,…

Swing

The winter break is over and my kids went back to school today. I’d say things are getting back to normal, but they aren’t, really—just before the holidays, my youngest broke his leg. So he has a full-leg cast and is in a wheelchair, has to be carried up and down the stairs and to…

Happy Easter!

To all who observe the holiday, I hope you have a lovely one! To everyone else, I hope you at least have a great Sunday. You don’t have to be religious to enjoy the candy aspect of Easter. It fills the stores; there is no escaping it. So it seems like a good time to…