Author Archives: AmyBeth Inverness

About AmyBeth Inverness

A writer by birth, a redhead by choice.

The Runner-Up

I am thrilled to share that I am a runner up in the Futurescapes Writing Contest! A year ago I saw a call for submissions for the contest with the theme Cities of Empowerment. Reading the blurb about what they’re … Continue reading

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Quickie

Just a quick ROW80 update this week! Most days were good… I finished a short story, added to the hand-written novel, then edited and submitted the short story in time for the contest deadline. I have to wait until the … Continue reading

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The Amorphous To-Do List

In the beginning, my to-do list as a writer was clear. Write an entire novel. Edit, revise, polish. Meanwhile, I began to establish an online presence. I started this blog and other social media outlets, and began to network. Later … Continue reading

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Cephalosomething

A short time ago, I looked at the entropy section of this site where I list the stories I’m working on. I was disturbed by the fact that there are several which are dear to me, but have been sitting … Continue reading

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No Word Count

A new year and a new Round of Words in 80 Days! I am trying something new this round. I’m working on a novel, and I’m writing it by hand. Although I usually type my stories straight into MS Word, … Continue reading

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And Now, For Something Completely Different…

Well, not completely different. But I am steering my career in the direction I want it to go, working on long-term goals. I was honored to be selected as a semifinalist in the Futurescapes Writing Contest. I’m eagerly awaiting the … Continue reading

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Princess

The loss of John Glenn earlier this month hit me hard. I set down my WIP and started a story based on how John always told his wife Annie “I’m just going down to the corner store for a pack of … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

It’s time to slow down a bit and spend time with family. Merry Christmas to all and a happy new year too! I’ll see you in January.  

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Semifinalist

Many moons ago I saw a call for submissions for the Futurescapes Writing Contest. The theme Cities of Empowerment caught my attention because I have a deep love of architecture, and a degree in Architectural Engineering Technology. Reading the details, they … Continue reading

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It Wouldn’t Be That Way

But first, a quick update: Writing is happening, but it’s mostly finishing up The Flip of a Coin instead of working on The Turn of a Phrase, which is my NaNoWriMo project. I am not going to win NaNoWriMo this year, but … Continue reading

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