Goodbye 20s, Hello 30s

First post of the new year! While I know the world won’t change overnight, I’m genuinely excited for the year ahead. Part of that is due to my writing goals. 2020 was an extremely eye opening year for me regarding the publishing industry, for better and worse. I came out of the year better understanding… Continue reading Goodbye 20s, Hello 30s

Tackling First Revisions

Hello hello! Hope you’re enjoying the holiday season. I’m here refilling my tea and setting up snowflake decorations! In my last post, I wrote about the importance of taking a break after a major writing accomplishment; in my case, it was after writing my newest book’s first draft in 30 days. I was TIRED by… Continue reading Tackling First Revisions

Draft One Is Done: Now What?

Hi everyone! My last post was dedicated to tips for writing a novel in 30 days, which I did from Sept 15-Oct 14. But after you’ve finished writing a first draft, you might think: Now what? First and foremost, I hope your answer is CELEBRATE. Completing a first draft, no matter how long it takes… Continue reading Draft One Is Done: Now What?

Top Tips for Writing a Novel in 30 Days

Hello hello! It’s been a heck of a busy time here, mostly becaaaaause: I wrote a new novel in 30 days! Whew! To be clear: this is the first draft of a new novel (my third), and there will be many revisions to come. But still, it’s a fully built novel from start to finish.… Continue reading Top Tips for Writing a Novel in 30 Days

Tips for Creating an Outline

Hello! If you’re like me, you may be living off of Pumpkin Cream Cold Brews lately. I’m blaming it on needing the caffeine, because next week, I start drafting my third novel! AHHH!  In my last post, I talked about the brainstorm phase from the very beginning, including how I know I have an idea… Continue reading Tips for Creating an Outline

My Biggest Learnings from Book Two

Hello!  Hope you’re having a great week. I may or may not be obsessing over the return of Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew, even if it’s currently about 90 degrees. Still, fall is calling!  In my last post I went over my biggest learnings from writing book one. This time, you guessed it, I'll be… Continue reading My Biggest Learnings from Book Two