Busting an Idea Wide Open

Busting an Idea Wide Open

So back in 2015 I had an idea for a picture book that I thought was brilliant. Let’s call it PB1. I worked on various revisions, got feedback, revised some more, sent it to my agent, got more feedback and then…we agreed it was ready to submit. We got a lot...
Writer in Paradise: The Sailing Writer

Writer in Paradise: The Sailing Writer

This post will be short and sweet because we got on a catamaran on Tuesday and are sailing around the British Virgin Islands! It’s possible I would have wifi on the boat, but I didn’t want to count on that so I wrote this the night before–on Monday,...
Writer in Paradise: Adjusted Expectations

Writer in Paradise: Adjusted Expectations

So yes. I had to adjust my expectations during my “big week” of writing/revising the NaNoWriMo novel. This was one of the few times I had 8+ hours a day to work on a book and I envisioned myself cranking through the hard copy, making notes to myself and...
Writer in Paradise: The Novel!

Writer in Paradise: The Novel!

This has been my big week for writing/revising my NaNoWriMo noel. My husband is taking sailing lessons so I’ve had since Saturday to work–with a little play thrown in. The video I’ve included here is my view out the back of the apartment we are...