Category Archives: ROW80

Trying Something New

I’m trying something new, and it seems to be working! With my OCD, I usually prefer to concentrate on one thing for an extended period of time. I need to finish one WIP before I begin another. This is part … Continue reading

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Floodgates

I just figured out that we have eight days left in this Round of Words in 80 Days. I’m okay with that. I didn’t do so well this round, and unfortunately that’s been my refrain for over a year now. … Continue reading

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I Swear I Had it All Together at One Point

The best laid plans sometimes go to hell in a handbasket for good reasons. Someday I will look back at 2016-2019 as “the transition years” but at the moment it’s just damned inconvenient. But it’s all for good reason, and … Continue reading

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Getting It All Out

As I grow as an author, I struggle with the difference between bad habits and personal idiosyncrasies. I’ve read the chastising advice that a professional writer should be able to work in spite of distractions, interruptions, and other impediments. Yet … Continue reading

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The Future

It frustrates me to look back on my posts for the last year and a half and see the repeated theme of “…this is a transition time…I’m not where I want to be…it will get better soon…” When we moved … Continue reading

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Too Much Waste

It’s the summer! The girls and I are catching up on sleep, which is a very good thing. I think we all suffered through the school year never getting enough and it negatively impacted our health. We have a mostly-unscheduled … Continue reading

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Writing by Hand

I can type much faster than I can write. But I’ve been enjoying writing my latest WIP by hand. I’ve done that before with short stories, but this is the first time I’ve attempted a novel. The notebooks I used … Continue reading

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Options…So Many Options

When I put a pause on the monthly releases in The Cities of Luna in January, I took a deep breath and took a good look at all my options. I have a couple of different series on the shelf, … Continue reading

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The In-Between Time

I just got back from Starfest in Denver, and this coming weekend is the Pikes Peak Writers Conference here in Colorado Springs. My brain just might explode. Starfest was primarily family time, though we did do some things separately. I … Continue reading

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Characters

I am postponing making decisions regarding specific writing goals until after PPWC later this month. There are a number of very specific things, some big, some small, that I know I need to do in order to further my career. … Continue reading

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