Month: January 2011

Day 20 Write-umentary

Day 20 Write-umentary

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +1024 Word challenges worked into scenes: rugose

Day 19 Write-umentary

Day 19 Write-umentary

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +1824 (but I edited about 2000 words completely different) Word challenges worked into scenes: rugose

Day 18 Write-umentary (hit 30k!)

Day 18 Write-umentary (hit 30k!)

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +1645 Word challenges worked into scenes: Imbroglio

It only takes a few words to make my day…

It only takes a few words to make my day…

From a First Kiss(es) reader on Scribophile: From a reader on Scribophile: I just read all 9 chapters. I was so dissapointed there weren’t more! I really like your characters, but the mystery of what is going on is killing me! Of course I’ve offered […]

Day 17 Write-umentary

Day 17 Write-umentary

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +2277 Word challenges worked into scenes: flabbergasted

Words of praise make my day

Words of praise make my day

Beta reading is sort of a hard thing to do. You have an unprinted manuscript by an author you might, or might not like, and a story that isn’t published, so who knows if it’s really any good. So you put it off, hoping you’ll […]

There is always something else to do…

There is always something else to do…

After Dark has been sitting, quite unfortunately, waiting for my attention for the last ::cough:: week because I spent quite a bit of time writing the First Kiss(es) synopsis and query letter. Now that one is ‘done’ (meaning in a draft form that is worth […]

Day 16 Write-umentary

Day 16 Write-umentary

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +1215 Word challenges worked into scenes: rugose

Day 15 Write-umentary

Day 15 Write-umentary

Note: Change of plans! Instead of forcing myself to write on this project every day, I’ll be writing on this (mostly) and a few other projects as the moment suggests. So, I won’t document days that I don’t write, unless I’m focused on this one […]

Beta readers: You love to…

Beta readers: You love to…

love ’em. 🙂 My son is beta reading First Kiss(es), so yeah … I gotta love him … but this little conversation made the push and shove, beg and plead for him to read this manuscript alllll worth it. Yes, it’s a romance and yes […]

Day 14 Write-umentary

Day 14 Write-umentary

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +2250 Word challenges worked into scenes: Flatulence

Day 13.5 Write-umentary

Day 13.5 Write-umentary

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +831 Word challenges worked into scenes: Semantics

Day 12: Write-umentary

Day 12: Write-umentary

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +1985 Word challenges worked into scenes: Limned

Day 11: Write-umentary

Day 11: Write-umentary

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +1977 Word challenges worked into scenes: Pettifogger

Day 10: Write-umetary

Day 10: Write-umetary

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +3886 Word challenges worked into scenes: Craptastic

Day 9: Write-umentary

Day 9: Write-umentary

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +3301 Word challenges worked into scenes: Bifurcated

Day 8: Write-umentary – one word: Epic fail (ok 2 words)

Day 8: Write-umentary – one word: Epic fail (ok 2 words)

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +226 Word challenges worked into scenes: None! No one gave me one! Total word count to-date: 8,871 Notes: Epic fail. Epic fail. A week of getting up at 6:45 am and staying up until midnight […]

Day 7: After Dark Write-umentary

Day 7: After Dark Write-umentary

Additional word count (+/- with a few edits to previous): +2205 Word challenges worked into scenes: o knorks (

Day 6: After Dark Write-umentary

Day 6: After Dark Write-umentary

I didn’t take a break from writing, just one from writing THIS story. I did manage to piece together 2500 words in something altogether different and will not share in this blog. 🙂 Sorry!

Day 5: After Dark Write-umentary

Day 5: After Dark Write-umentary

Boo hiss. Haven’t written a single word today. Thought about it. Got distracted. Suck is life for a Monday. Back on target tomorrow … I promise … 🙂