Writing

Playing Lucky 7

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So Rhenna Morgan got sneaky and tagged me this morning for around of Lucky 7. The rules: Go to page 7 or 77 in your current WIP. Go to line 7 Post on your blog the next 7 sentence or 7 lines—as they are! Tag 7 people and do the same This is from page […]

Work In Progress

WIP Update Meme

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Okay, so I got tagged by Kendra Highley for  WIP Update.  It seemed the thing for a Monday post.  Except, of course, I hit the publish instead of schedule button.  So here it is. 1. What is the name of your current WIP? Riven 2. Ready to do a cover reveal? Already did.  Um, except […]

Books

The Next Big Thing: Daughter Of The Hunt

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So there’s a writer’s meme flying around called The Next Big Thing wherein you answer 10 questions about your current work in progress.  I thought it sounded like fun, so I totally nabbed this from pal Jessica Corra. What is the title of your book? Daughter of the Hunt Where did the idea come from for […]

Editing/Revision

Daily Progress Report

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Til Death: 1010 Daily Goal: Met Weekly Total: 7868 Weekly Goal: Met Other than lack of sleep, today has been a good day.  I woke up at 7:30, did a full read through, corrected a few things, wrote the transition for the stuff I red-lined yesterday (which I actually like okay), and set up things […]

Musings

WIP Clip Wednesday

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Still haven’t given up on WIP Clip. For those of you wondering what the heck I’m talking about, please see our explanation here and our tutorial here. Our hero, Wyatt, whom we met last week, wakes up with our heroine for the first time. It was supposed to be a strictly-platonic, non-hanky panky sort of […]

Editing/Revision

WIP Clip Wednesday

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Okay since I’ve been getting several search hits for WIP Clip, I thought I’d start it back again. For those of you wondering what the heck I’m talking about, please see our explanation here and our tutorial here. This is the new intro to our hero in Til Death. Usual disclaimer, copyright moi, don’t beg, […]

Editing/Revision

Do Overs

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From Madeleine L’Engle {Herself} : Reflections on a Writing Life, p. 19 With free will, we are able to try something new. Maybe it doesn’t work, or we make mistakes and learn from them. We try something else. That doesn’t work, either. So we try yet something elsea gain. When I study the working processes […]

Musings

WIP Clip Wednesday

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Today’s clip is from yesterday’s work on Til Death. Wyatt has asked Marin out on a non-date to the restaurant where her best friend Tate is chef. Tate’s just given her the “meet me in the bathroom” signal. Copyright 2007, mine mine, don’t steal, copy, etc. Marin finished her glass of wine then excused herself […]

Musings

WIP Clip Wednesday

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Today’s clip is from my current WIP, Til Death. It’s still a mite rough, but go with it. As a little background, Miss Ada is a neighbor who has some dementia issues and sometimes gets confused. Marin is the heroine, who owns the B and B (which is where they are), and Wyatt is the […]

Musings

WIP Clip Wednesday

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This is a scene from House of Cards. The hero and heroine are old flames that ended badly and have wound up in the same place more than a decade later. They have a LOT of history. As a general note, the hero always calls the heroine by her middle name Grace, but she goes […]