I’ve been Snarked

| December 30, 2006

Okay, not really. For all that people have quivered over the prospect of submitting to Miss Snark’s Happy Hooker Crap-o-meter, she really hasn’t been that snarky, outside of the hooks that seriously deserved it. (A good majority of the commenters, though, are another story entirely.) What Miss Snark said about mine: “This is unfocused and […]

I must be recharging …

| August 2, 2006  (Current Mood: thoughtful)

I’ve been trying to get back to working on Deceived by Twilight — and I have done some on it — but I think I must be recharging after finishing the revisions on A Passion Draconic. Why? Cause I’ve been reading. A lot. Well, for me. See, when I’m writing, I read, but it’s liable […]

Questing For Titles

| July 16, 2006

I’ve been referring to Resurrection and ArielleWIP for awhile now, but … both are working titles. Resurrection was never supposed to be the final title, but I couldn’t figure out what I wanted to call the damn thing. So I sat down yesterday and decided to come up with them. Trying to come up with […]

Teaching An Old Dog New Tricks

| July 10, 2006

I’ve been working on Chapter 23 of Stronger … and it’s multi-POV. No, not omniscient or head-hopping, but I make direct scene breaks several times to switch POV between the hero and the heroine. It’s working a lot better than it would from just one perspective, because you get to see from the mind of […]

The Space Between Writing and Storytelling

| June 27, 2006

Kristen Nelson has an excellent blog post at PubRants regarding how “strong writing” alone isn’t enough to sell a novel. It made a lot of sense to me, but I was surprised at how many of the commentors just did not get it — period. I’ve seen this elsewhere around writing fora, loops, and journals/blogs. […]