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Goals 2018

I prefer to set goals rather than make resolutions. Here are my goals for 2018, along with deadlines so we can check back in periodically during the year. Finish Changers 2. Deadline: 1 March Find an agent for Hamlette. Deadline: 1 May Lose 15 lbs. Deadline: 1 June Finish Faebourne. Deadline: 1 September I’d also…

Looking Ahead to 2018

I’ve been making a mental list of things to put on my 2018 calendar. Most of these are not writing related, but they’re things to look forward to. February – San Francisco Writers Conference; The Book of Mormon March – Monty Python and the Holy Grail + Q&A with John Cleese July – family vacation…

WIP Wednesday: Motivation

Well, with Hamlette finished it’s now time to turn back to Changers 2 and Faebourne. I’m fortunate in that I have a writing group to help me focus on Changers 2. I have a second writing group to which I may bring some of Faebourne. That’s really one of the only ways to get me…

WIP Wednesday

Yesterday, for no real reason, I started writing about my life. Here is some of what came out: The decision of whether to go buy candy was always a big one because at any time the sno-cone truck might come by, and if we’d spent all our money on candy we wouldn’t have any for…

Nah, No WriMo

So I had originally planned to participate in National Novel Writing Month this year. Alas, I was overly ambitious on that point. I’ve only just finished a manuscript and released a short story, and every time I complete a major project (or two), I need a few days of down time. But NaNoWriMo doesn’t allow…

WIPjoy #25

25. Antagonists – What’s something that keeps you up at night? Ophelia: I worry sometimes that I won’t be recognized on the street. That the paparazzi won’t want pictures of me. There’s nothing worse than realizing you’re no longer worth anything to them. Eoin: Ophelia. Interviewer: Oh! In a, you know . . . hubba-hubba…

WIPjoy #24

24. Side character – Is the author evil? Rosalind: What’s an author? Bea: I don’t think she’s intentionally evil, but perhaps a bit deranged? Liam: I didn’t think she was evil until the end. Southend-on-Sea, are you trying to make me come over there?