Monday Musings #31

It’s been a while since I set upĀ  Monday Musings! I used to recap all the events of the past week each Monday, but I quit doing that in 2014. Since it helped me keep track of things, I decided to give this old habit a new try. I didn’t spend a lot of time writing last week, but I […]

Monday Musings #30

Each Monday, I recap all the events of the past week. Editing. I have two more chapters to edit for “Drowning in Fear” before I can send it in. My hectic uni schedule was a real bummer for this one, and put me back several days. No time to write. I haven’t had any time to write, except for a […]

Monday Musings #29

Each Monday, I recap all the events of the past week. Drafting. I’m at 14k in my YA novella “The Gatekeeper“. I hope to fnish the novella by the end of the week. I’m still studying like crazy, so it’ll be quite hectic. At this point, I think it’ll end up being 16-20k words. Editing. Still working on edits for […]

Monday Musings #28

Each Monday, I recap all the events of the past week. Drafting. I’m at 8k words in the first draft for Gatekeeper. I’m planning to turn this into 3-4 YA novellas instead of one longer YA novel. I estimate the first novella will be about 16-20k words. Press releases. I had to write a few press releases for clients, so […]

Monday Musings #27

Each Monday, I recap all the events of the past week. Awesome news! I’ve got some awesome news to share with all of you. I can’t give many details yet, but one of my picture book manuscripts got accepted by a small press. More details to come in January! Editing. Only more chapter edited last week, because I spent most […]

Monday Musings #26

Each Monday, I recap the writing-related events of the last week and talk about them on my blog. Awesome giveaway time! Because I got to host a day during my publisher’s “circus week”, I set up a giveaway for the event. Everyone can participate! Giveaway is international, and winner will receive a signed copy of Valentina and the Haunted Mansion, […]

Monday Musings #25

Each Monday, I recap the writing-related events of the last week and talk about them on my blog. RELEASE DAY. Today is the release for three of my books. A picture book, Valentina and the Whackadoodle Witch, and two chapter books, House of Horrors and Fright Train. Find out more about the releases here. I’m so thrilled! Drowning in Fear. […]

Monday Musings #24

Each Monday, I recap the writing-related events of the last week and talk about them on my blog. NaNoWriMo. Not only did I win NaNoWriMo, I also reached my goal of finishing the first draft of my NaNoWriMo manuscript. The manuscript ended up at 72636 words. In December, I’ll edit it chapter by chapter. Release Day. Today is the release […]

Monday Musings #23

Each Monday, I recap the writing-related events of the last week and talk about them on my blog. Fright Train. Edits and formatting is done for “Fright Train”, the third book in the Weirdville series. This is another stand-alone horror story for kids ages 6-11, which will be available on December 9. NaNoWriMo. I won NaNoWriMo but I didn’t get […]

Monday Musings #22

Each Monday, I recap the writing-related events of the last week and talk about them on my blog. Editing. Edits are finished for “House of Horrors”. I’m still waiting on the edits for “Fright Train”, but I’m glad I didn’t have to rush through all of them in one week! Formatting. Formatting is done for eBook and print versions of […]