I finished two chapters today (one is short, I swear I'm not THAT insane). I am, however, working on chapter 11. There are 15 total currently, but I might drop one. We'll see. The first chapter (aka ch 9) has some really important stuff in it. And ch 10 tells a bit more background for … Continue reading In the Line & Conspiracy to Commit
Month: March 2013
Grammar Wednesday: COMMA–sequence of events/lists
Welcome! Guess what?! This is the last week on commas! Oh my! Unless someone really doesn't understand one of the rules or I feel there needs to be a reprise. We're done! (Yes, why I do believe I overused my exclamation quota for the day.) Sequences of events and lists are very similar in nature. … Continue reading Grammar Wednesday: COMMA–sequence of events/lists
Yes, that is the title of the chapter. No, I will not tell you more! This chapter was easy to write until the end and then I blundered like a baby while I wrote the last two thousand words or so. It was so emotional for the main character I just couldn't help myself. Anyway, … Continue reading Drunken Jesus
Here's what I have been working on today! I'm finally getting back into writing after a very busy month of traveling, school and illness. My goal this week (which also happens to be my Spring Break) is to finished writing this super secret project that's not so secret. That means writing about 8,000 words a … Continue reading Schrodinger’s Cat
Things I notice in my books when I read through the rough draft.
I do this a lot when I'm editing. My beta readers seem to do it even more than I do though, which I find amusing and fantastic! Things I notice in my books when I read through the rough draft..
Nerds do it better
I love this! It's fantastic! Read and learn! and yes, I am secretly a comma nazi in disguise. Nerds do it better.
Grammar Wednesday: COMMA–direct salutation
Direct salutations occur mainly in dialogue when one character is calling another by a specific name. Now, this can be the name of the character or a nickname. Either way, it is considered a direct salutation. I will also tag on identifying characters in this. The commas go on either side of the name. When … Continue reading Grammar Wednesday: COMMA–direct salutation
So, selling books is awesome! But... I sold a book to someone I don't know and that is way cooler! While the support from my friends and family is wonderful, to actually sell the book more people need to buy it than just them. And it's happening!!! So go buy on amazon or B&N. Amazon … Continue reading Sales!