Self-editing, accountability, and reading your manuscript over and over again. #amwriting #wip #bookupdate #christfic
This past weekend on the reNEW writer's retreat, I had hoped to tell everyone that my novel was finished and it was in the hands of a literary agent. However, two weeks before the retreat, I read a book called Plot and Structure by James Scott Bell that made me reconsider my whole plot. After … Continue reading The Soothing Pain of Rejection
I have been working on my book for four years now, and it pains me to say that I have begun my FOURTH rewrite. A book by me will be published eventually, I promise. I'd rather have a well-polished book published in five years than a thrown-together book published in five months. Every time I … Continue reading “Plot & Structure”: A Game Changer and Life Saver
*WARNING: If you have PTSD due to sexual abuse, this post may be difficult for you to read. Proceed with caution. If, for some reason, your emotions have been on the fritz, try reading Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers. It's not like I have any trouble tapping into my emotions, but after reading this book, I'm … Continue reading All the Feels of “Redeeming Love”
The world is one step away from a dystopia or a utopia. It all depends on your perspective, and how you seek to change the world. Thanks to T-Mobile, I have access to Kindle Unlimited free for three months. This makes the bookworm in me very happy. I decided to read The Handmaid's Tale, since it was #1 … Continue reading Hope for the Handmaid
Having worked as a freelance writer and editor now for three months, I can say I'm finally a novice at this! Much of freelance work and working from home is discipline and determination. I thank God that I have both of these gifts, or else I would never be able to do this. I also … Continue reading 4 Myths & 1 Truth of Freelance Working From Home
When you first get married, you think that you will always agree with your husband. Let's pop that bubble right now: You're going to disagree, and it will probably be messy. I can only speak from a woman's perspective, but I was taught that my wedding day would be the greatest day of my life, … Continue reading Make Your Own Dream
#Sponsored by FaithWords Once I saw the description of the author, which began with the words "Armed with the wit of a native New Yorker," I knew this was going to be a fantastic book. As a native New Yorker, sarcasm is my native language! Nice to see a fellow New Yorker writing a book. … Continue reading “We are the Dreamers” – Book Review of “Get Weird”
This book, published by FaithWords, will be on sale September 18th of this year. You can see it first on the FaithWords website.
I dedicate my first novel, and every novel after it, to the girl who believed I would write one thousand books one day.