Protagonist: Kate aka 4amWriter
Setting: Summer in NH
Plot: Kate, a fiction writer with an obsession for fairies, beer, and Ewan McGregor, must figure out how to write more than just one hour a day while the kids are out of school for 2 months. She’s got a third book in the works, but trouble is she has little time to write it. Waking up at 4 in the morning was once her go-to strategy, but it is starting to lose its appeal. To make matters worse, on top of writing a book she needs to query her second book. And, don’t even ask her about her first book. Not if you want to live.
Can Kate complete the next draft to her book before she loses her mind?
Or, did she lose that long ago? Continue reading
I was invited by a rather new blogging acquaintance of mine, Karin Van den Bergh, to participate in the Writing Process Blog Hop. I have never played this game, but being the
adventurous blogger team player I am, I decided to give it a whirl. This is how the hopping works: I’ll introduce you to Karin, then I’ll answer four questions on my own writing process, and finally, I’ll introduce you to another stupendous writer. Continue reading
I have a special treat today. One of the first blogging buddies I ever made is here today to talk about living a purpose-driven life.
Danika Dinsmore writes middle-grade fiction. She is published by Hydra House (based in Seattle, Washington). Faerie Tales from the White Forest is her first novel series. The third book in the series, Ondelle of Grioth, will be officially released tomorrow. Continue reading
This is not a picture of my dog. This is a mixed wolf – half gray wolf and half Husky. Her name is Spirit. She was abused by her owner, but later she was rescued and rehabilitated by a woman named Brenda. Doesn’t Spirit have a sweet face?
Please come on by and read about one of my greatest passions. I’ll be waiting for you!
This past December, I came across a writing contest run by a local independent publishing company. The contest was open to all fiction. Contestants were to send in their first 15 pages, no query or logline required. The pages were to be anonymous, but the email cover letter needed to have contact information.
The judges would pick their favorites from the initial round, contact the contestants to send in full manuscripts, and they’d announce the top 3 winners in March. Continue reading