I know you’ve been waiting on pins and needles for a status update on my urban fantasy project… Right? It’s okay. You can tell the truth. No, wait, I’d rather … Continue reading Still Alive – And Writing
Hello! I’m Still Here!
Wow, a lot has happened since I last wrote an entry here. I have officially retired from my day job, so I can focus on homeschooling the kiddos AND (theoretically) … Continue reading Hello! I’m Still Here!
Editing is Brutal Work
Behold! The stacks are beginning to even out! But, whew, some pages are a bloody mess of red ink and entirely re-written passages. Some pages go by without hardly any … Continue reading Editing is Brutal Work
Second Draft Update
Progress is slow (okay, one might say “glacial”), but movement is movement and the story’s becoming a bit crisper. Or longer? I think both can be true? Anyway, I may … Continue reading Second Draft Update
Well, it’s been almost six weeks since I finished the first draft of Shieldmaiden! Oh, and had eye surgery.* Six weeks means I can start editing!!! Mwa-ha! I know I … Continue reading Six Weeks
First Draft – DONE (Shieldmaiden Update)
Whew boy, I did it! At just under 90k words, the first draft is DONE. I’ll be dragging myself out of bed to go to my eye surgery (say goodbye … Continue reading First Draft – DONE (Shieldmaiden Update)
Almost…Done (Shieldmaiden Update)
Y’all… I’m almost done. One (hopefully epic) battle scene to finish and polish, then tie up some loose ends, and the first draft will be finished! And there was much … Continue reading Almost…Done (Shieldmaiden Update)
After nearly a week of either being sick or tending to sick kiddos, I finally got back to writing this weekend. And, if I stay on course, the first draft … Continue reading Shieldmaiden Update
Meringue Pie & PTSD
*Trigger Warning: Domestic Abuse & Child Abuse* Yesterday, for the first time in I don’t know how long, I felt triggered. I was trembling and on the verge of tears … Continue reading Meringue Pie & PTSD
This lazy Sunday has been pretty amazing so far. Although I did not wake in the late afternoon – more of late morning and, sure, there was no watching of … Continue reading Lazy(ish) Sunday