I was determined to start and finish a 40,000 word novel during the NaNoWriMo month of November 2016. I didn’t do it. Instead of taking me one month or 4 weeks to write a novel it took me 6 weeks. I’ve basked in this accomplishment for far too long. Last night I thought about startingContinue reading “NaNoWriMo 2016”
So now I’m editing my novel. I’m finding plenty of things to correct; such as forgetting commas or expanding sections, etc. My writing isn’t perfect, but I’m getting it as close to perfect as I can. What are your experiences with self editing?
August 27, 2016–I just finished the first draft of my novel Second Chance at Love–my working title. The hard part is over…or is it? Now I get to go back through it page by page and tweak what I wrote. I’m dreading it, but am glad at least the first stage and hardest part–the gettingContinue reading “First Draft of Novel Finished”
Sunday, March 13, 2016, I wrote another 1,000 words which brought me to a grand total of 50,212 words, which is a small book. I’m now officially out of novellaland and into book world. I made it yeah!! Writing 1,000 words a day, even on days that I don’t feel like it, has helped meContinue reading “A Small Book”
I woke around 1 a.m. and got up. Went downstairs and wrote another 1,000 words–so now I’m done for the day. I might just kick it up a notch and try to get 2,000 words out of this day.
I don’t make New Year’s resolutions easily. I’m better at breaking them. This year I made one December 30th to write more. There was a novel swimming around in my head that I wanted to write. So December 30th I started writing it. I didn’t keep track of how many words I was writing onContinue reading “New Year’s Resolution Achieved”
These are the guidelines for submitting to this Harlequin contest: FORMATTING GUIDELINES Not sure how to set up your documents for Love Inspired Historical to submit them in the Manuscript Matchmakers pitch session? Not a problem! Here’s a cheat-sheet for how to set up every entry. **Please Note: We will review only one entry perContinue reading “Love Inspired Historical Romance Formating”
Manuscript Matchmakers: Meet the perfect editor match for your inspirational historical romance manuscript The Love Inspired editors are thrilled to announce our newest pitch opportunity, Manuscript Matchmakers (#ManuscriptMatch). We want to fall in love with some amazing inspirational historical romance novels. If you think your book holds the key to our hearts, we encourage youContinue reading “What I found on Harlequin’s site”
It wasn’t on purpose, but I skipped a day of writing. I had to take mom to a late night appointment at her doctors. After which I was tired, hungry and had a killer headache. After dropping mom off I went home and to bed. After a restful night I rose and went to workContinue reading “Skipped a day”