Self-Editing Tip #2: Who’s Saying What?

I have had a total of five different manuscripts from five different authors go through my hands since Monday, and I found one consistent thing in all of them that made me think about another tip to give when editing your own work. Sometimes we get so caught up in the writing that we don’t… Read More

My DeLorean is a Sushi Restaurant

This weekend my husband and I decided to take a little detour into Truckee, a mountain town down the highway from where we live, to try out a new sushi restaurant that our friends had highly recommended. With a name like ‘Drunken Monkey’, we knew that it had to be good. So we sat outside… Read More

CWC Pilot Project, ‘The Concierge’ Has Been Published!

This is very exciting! I’ve published a good handful of posts about CWC and the process of being a Story Coordinator for a wonderful team of writers on the Sci-Fi Project ‘Ark’. But today marks a huge stepping stone in the success and exposure of Collaborative Writing Challenge, and I’m focusing on that. The Concierge,… Read More

CWC Sci-Fi Project: #3

The Sci-Fi Project at Collaborative Writing Challenge finally has a name! Introducing: Ark Interstellar space travel is still a new reality for Earth. Dr. Dirk Forret, the nerdy, uptight planetary zoologist, returns to his scientific research vessel, the Ark, after a short walk on the planet Santelli Minor. Dirk’s pride in his precious ship is… Read More

Self-Editing Tip #1: Everything Needs to Go

I have somehow managed to make the time to turn my editing services upon myself, and there is so much more to learn that way. It surprised me, and then I wanted to share some tips to correct one of the largest problems I’m facing in my own work right now. My fantasy novel Daughter of… Read More

CWC Sci-Fi Project: #2

Somehow, I literally could not find a chunk of time to sit down and write something, so I am making up for that today. On a Saturday. Perfect. I’m really liking the idea of doing a weekly post on the progress of the Sci-Fi Project for Collaborative Writing Challenge. Working with CWC so far has… Read More

CWC Sci-Fi Project: #1

This has been a really exciting project to get into. I know that I’ve briefly mentioned the Collaborative Writing Challenge on my website and Facebook page, but I’d like to go into a little more detail here, and why I’m having so much fun with it. I couple months ago, I randomly stumbled upon the… Read More