Tag «process»

Plan for the Rest of the Year

I was talking with my husband this morning and he asked if I was going to work on my novel, and in jest I said, ‘Yes, I’m going to go work on my boring, old novel.’ Then I stopped and realized that The Storyteller isn’t even a year old yet. The concept for it is …

Inspiration from Dungeons & Dragons

You may or may not know that in my spare(!) time I play Dungeons and Dragons. So when I decided I needed to flesh out my important characters’ fighting styles for The Storyteller, I realized that D&D held a wealth of information I could tap into. More specifically, I chose 4th Edition D&D because we …

Post ‘Vacation’ Crash

Several weeks ago (now) I went to the Writer’s Digest Conference in New York City. The next weekend I went to a horse show, and after three weeks of no downtime I crashed hard when I got home on Monday. It has taken me until now to sit down and work on any writing at …

Extra Writing Time

Otakon is done and over and was tons of fun. We actually put events in our guidebook and went to them! Spent money in the Dealer’s Room and Artist Alley. The weekend on a whole was great. Then I hung out for three days at my mother-in-law’s with basically nothing to do except write. So …

Vacation Time!

So Otakon is this weekend (I am writing this post on Friday morning in order to still have something to post on Sunday) and so this week was a little wonky. I got plenty of notes done over the past weekend but not nearly as much as I could have. I feel that in the …