For all of the writers on the journey of the elusive 50K by the end of November, I salute you! Here’s a post to inspire you to reach for the stars.  I have to re set every day. Just because I have a great writing day does not mean it will carry over to the […]

November 12, 2020

A Writing Pep Talk for NANOWRIMO

It’s been a hell of a year. I knew back in January it’d be a challenge. I had decided to take on more travel than I’ve had before—I was honored to be invited as a keynote speaker and teach a masterclass, and then there were some conferences I needed to attend, including Paris (because who […]

November 7, 2019

How To Write a Book in 30 Days (Kind of)

I’ve been deep in the cave. I had to finish a book due, and this story ended up surprising me, so when I thought I was finished, my characters decided they weren’t ready to go, forcing me to write another 20K in three days so they’d finally go away. They did. I typed the End. […]

November 7, 2018

The Top 5 Reasons You Should Be Doing NANOWRIMO Right Now…

I was out driving yesterday. This was a good sign since I actually left the house to meet a girlfriend of mine for lunch, and had a solid 45 minutes each way. I listened to my music and took in the scenery in a world that hasn’t changed that much outside, but has changed tremendously […]

November 8, 2017

A Conversation With My Muse…

  I’ve always been a bit obsessed with this term. Always wanted to write a book with that title, but it seemed overdone, from the famous Taylor Swift song, to the new movie, and a million books in between. Still, the simplicity of those two words contain a massive amount of meaning. And endless hope. […]

November 4, 2014

Begin Again…