The Writing Life

BACK TO WRITING : Finally picked a story

Remember that WRITING BLOG: DAY ___ I started months ago and was SUPER excited to stay consistent with so you all would be my writing accountabily? Yeah. I barely remember too, because it was FOREVER ago. My bad. During NaNoWriMo, I shared about a contemporary story I was drafting. It started well. I attacked it… Continue reading BACK TO WRITING : Finally picked a story

The Writing Life

Writing Blog: Day 2 – Researching ALL THE THINGS (editing)

Welcome back for another day in my writing process bubble! As some of you already know, I'm in the EDITING portion of my manuscript. I spent over a year working on my first book from Idea to First Draft. After sending it to a freelance editor, I walked away from book one and took my editor's… Continue reading Writing Blog: Day 2 – Researching ALL THE THINGS (editing)

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Writing, Critique Groups, Playing Publisher’s Game

Writing, Critique Groups and Playing the Publisher's Game, Oh My! Last night was my second time attending a SCBWI (Society of Children Books Writers & Illustrator's) writer's critique group. We meet monthly. The first time I met them, I was a bubble of nerves. "Will they like me? Will I belong? Will they believe I… Continue reading Writing, Critique Groups, Playing Publisher’s Game