Guest Post: Why Do You Need to Plan Before Writing?

Hello readers! I’ve been busy ramping up for National Novel Writing Month. Molly Miranda #3 is, of course, the project I’ll be focusing on and I’m so excited about it. I’ve only tried NaNoWriMo once before and it didn’t go very well, but that was before I had two novels … Read More

The Lazy Historian

I’ve never been one for not biting off more than I can chew. My newest project, in addition to my long list of other projects, is The Lazy Historian. While researching Molly Miranda: Thief for Hire and its sequel, I fell back in love with history. I mean, I never stopped loving … Read More

The Art of Letting Others Into Your Brain

As soon as I sent Molly Miranda: Thief for Hire out to its first reviewers, I was filled with anxious joy. My moment had come. People I had never met would read my book, get to know characters I created and hang out in a world that I created for them. It … Read More

Relocation + creativity = relocreativity

I wrote all of Molly Miranda: Thief for Hire on my iMac. Computer chair, feet up on the stool under my desk, window in front of me, Songza playlist playing from my phone. I started out using Pages but then switched to MS Word. I usually had a can of … Read More

Goals for 2015

Happy New Year everyone! 2015 is going to be huge in my life. Molly Miranda: Thief for Hire is coming out on February 6th and I’m getting married in September. Here are my goals for 2015: Plan wedding. Don’t screw it up. Finish at least one draft of second novel. … Read More

Making the MS Word Transition

I’m an Apple girl. I have an iPhone, an iPad, an iMac and I work on an iMac at my day job. I use iTunes for music and the occasional episode or movie rentals. I started out using OpenOffice for my novel but switched to Apple Pages because you can … Read More