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Outlining And Planning Book Two

I’ve been working on the outline for book two of my series. I wasn’t sure where it was going but I knew at a high level what I wanted the beginning and end to look like. The rest was filling in the middle with a bunch of cool ideas. Since I’ve been reading I’ve been...

I Finished The First Draft

It’s been a long time coming but it’s done, the words are written! I wrote the last 13k word chunk over these past three weeks since my last post as I’ve gotten back in the groove. It took me about five years from ideation to completion of book one....

Status Of My First Novel

It’s been quite some time since a I’ve written about the status of my novel here. I’ve mentioned it on my twitter account but haven’t yet posted an update here. I thought I’d take a moment to give an update as well as what my current...

Writer In Motion: Week 6, Final

The Editor Process: Full disclosure, I’ve never worked with an editor. I’ve written in school and dealt with teachers but I’ve never published anything with a professional organization, magazine, or website so I’ve never had an editor. I’ve...

Writer In Motion: Week 5, Draft 3

The Critique Process: I’ve only recently worked with Critique Partners on my novel so I’m still fairly new to the process. The first review from Jen came in and it was about what I hoped and expected. She made some great points and I worked to clean up the draft. Then...