My Beats

Right now (not at this very moment, because, well, I'm writing this blog post) I am writing a high fantasy novel and fighting the never-ending battle for the keyboard with The Cat (that is a war that is raging on as I type this.) For every battle, there must be strategy, strength, stealth, an appropriate…

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Be That Person

Do you have a cheerleader in your life? I don't mean someone who puts on a tight uniform and shouts "Rah! Rah! Rah!" at sporting events. Nope. The person I'm talking about asks you questions about yourself. Tells you that you can do it. Is excited for you. Sympathizes with you over "failures" and setbacks.…

Progress Report

Not awe-inspiring, but here's my word count for the weekdays: And I've revised/edited 164 pages (some pages I went over up to three times.) So, here's where a few of the projects stand at: CIASG: Almost ready for submission in March Goblets novel: (Draft one) 24,803 words Doomsday project: (Draft one): 6,486 words I'm ready…

Life Without

I had a week, one dreadful week without...THE INTERNET. Oh, sure, I could go to the library. But that would mean remembering passwords and changing them when I failed to remember. So. Not. Worth. It. So I suffered in silence. Well, mostly. I did get on Twitter (once at the library, another time at Panera)…