Published authors from the Land of Enchantment Romance Authors (LERA) give tips on productivity for writers. … More Goal Setting and Productivity – Tips from the Published Authors of LERA
I’m so behind on updating my Goodreads list. I know this because I keep getting prompts from the 2017 Reading Challenge – “You’re 5 books behind schedule! Do you need a boost? A pep talk? A life line?” I actually have read some books over the past three months. I just had yet to collect my thoughts. … More Shannon’s Reading List: Is It Really Already Spring 2017?
Write August 18, 2014 Last year I pitched to an agent at RWA and she told me that my word count was too high—like, “heart attack too high”—so I spent last fall and winter splitting the book into two. That agent rejected my submission. This year I pitched to another agent at RWA and he … More It’s a Good Thing I Enjoy This Writing Thing So Much
December 30, 2013 Read Check it out. All the books I’ve read toward my 2013 Goodreads challenge. It looks pretty impressive, even though I was shy of my goal by two books. I’m not going to make it this year. In my defense, I re-read one book, Bared to You, at the beginning of 2013 … More End of 2013: End of Challenge, End of Round One, End of Series
Yes, I’m talking about the Hero’s Journey. What else is new? And jotting down story notes in my planner again. All is right with the world. Write October 23, 2013 I am back to the rewrites and they’re going well. Thanks to The middle of the night heart pounding thing happened, like I knew it … More On the Road Back Again