Tag: writing

A normal Nashville day.

I’m excited to participate with my buddies over at YLCF.org as many ladies talk today about their normal everyday life. Let me give you a short, but important, list of disclaimers: Just because I live in Nashville does not mean I hang out with country stars everyday [though Reba will not. quit. calling. Yes, Reba,

Mount Hermon 09 Official Post 1.

That is a pompous title. And I like it. I can’t stop listening to The Alternate Routes singing “California”.  It just feels so right, how could it be wrong? It’s nice to be here at Mount Hermon.  It’s nice to feel a bit more comfortable since I’ve done this before. It’s nice to say, “I’ve

This is how you finish a book.

So you may remember I was attempting to write 30,000 words in 30 days. And you may recall that about a week ago I was struggling with Chapter 7. After a long week of staring at the computer screen, and a great weekend in Waco, I came back and settled down at Frothy Monkey yesterday,

I’m in a fight.

First of all, wow.  I got me some wise readers out there.  If you haven’t caught up on the comments from the last post, you should.  Cause your fellow bloggites are GOOD. Now let me tell you about the fight I am in. With my digestive system. [And let me reassure you that I am

Let me introduce you to a real writer.

Saw this on facebook this morning: Excuse me, did you say 120,568 words?!?! That is one bad mamma-jamma. I love seeing stuff like this on twitter or facebook.  Makes me want to type until my fingers are bruised. I can’t decide if I’m more jealous of AP or more excited to read his new book.


I’m setting a goal. But I need your help. I’ve been working on a book for a while, and a literary agent in California wants it as soon as it is done. [That is exciting.] The book is supposed to be around 50,000 words. [That is a lot.] I have 20,000 words written, edited, and