I don't know why my body insists on alerting me when I'm ovulating to the point I am crippled yet won't let any of my other baby-making parts work? It's incredibly rude. But here I am, barely functioning on about three hours of sleep because some-ovary has decided to be a total and utter bitch… Continue reading Today I Feel Awful, But I’m Doing Great
If you caught my newsletter in June, you know I'm planning on putting some work up on Kindle Vella. It's an experiment, as it will be for all the authors who use it since the platform isn't even out yet. Not that serialized reading platforms, or even paid ones, are new, but this will be… Continue reading Trying Out Kindle Vella
Since I was a little ahead of schedule, I allowed myself to explore a new idea, and somehow I've produced about 20k words of a new project in the last three-ish days. (My last #1LineWed came from the very rough draft.) I don't know where this thing is going, it's romance-heavy, based a little (maybe… Continue reading A New Project?
I finished tweaking all the mood boards for the core characters in The Vacancy Series, so I figured I'd throw them up in one big post for funsies. All put together on Canva.com with the free images there. Lorelei Conrad Ziah Grier Hana Ren
I really love playing around with Canva when I've hit a creative wall. I mean, I like making stuff on there when I'm on a creative roll too, but it's especially helpful when I'm all "meh" or when I've been working all day and I still want to do something in the evening, but I… Continue reading Character Mood Board – Conrad from The Vacancy Series
Lorelei Fischer from The Vacancy Series
I've seen a few of these around, usually as a brainstorming technique. Some authors collect images and put together a board that embodies the mood they want to convey in their work: a mood board. I've been intrigued by them because they're very pretty, but never used them as part of the planning process. Instead,… Continue reading Mood Boards for Brainstorming and Plotting
Ew. I am SO SORRY about that title. That's awful. But it's true, there is one kinda odd thing I started doing maybe a week and a half ago that got me motivated to write more, and I'm going to share that with you now. But seriously, sorry. So I have been on a slow… Continue reading This OnE WeIrD TrIcK Got My Motivation Back