Tag: first draft

Getting Started on Seneca’s Faith (Shadowcat Nation #4)

Today I am finally starting work on the 4th and final book of the Shadowcat Nation series – Seneca’s Faith. Hooray! I’m a solid two months behind where I wanted to be in getting this going. I had to pause to work on major editing of the Svatura series in order to get ready to release all four of those books together (soon – … Read More Getting Started on Seneca’s Faith (Shadowcat Nation #4)

Getting That First Draft Done

Ironically, I haven’t posted a blog in a few days because I’ve been procrastinating on writing this one. LOL. When I started self-publishing I was in the middle of my MBA, working full-time for a large tech company, and raising my kiddos. Writing happened as my stress release after the kids were in bed and homework was finished. Any pauses in writing weren’t procrastination … Read More Getting That First Draft Done

A Method That Works for Me

Especially over the last few years, I’ve been developing a style and method of writing that works best for me. In May I tried a workshop that really clicked with how I operate. First, huge thanks to Candace Havens for her Book In a Month Workshop. This workshop had us writing a book in one month. I’m not going to give away any of … Read More A Method That Works for Me

Tips for New Authors (Finishing Your First Book)

Over the last year, I’ve had several readers email me or post comments on various social media about how they want to be writers too and did I have any tips for them. I’ve been surprised, and honored, and slightly intimidated by the requests. It’s a wonderful feeling to have a person like your work enough to think of you as someone who could … Read More Tips for New Authors (Finishing Your First Book)