Tag: fiction blog

  • How I Write

    How I Write

    Beginnings are something many writers struggle with. Not only when starting a new project, but also just sitting down to write each day is the beginning of a new journey into a work in progress.

  • Why I Write

    Why I Write

    My first year of graduate school is coming to a close. In several classes, I was asked a seemly innocent and easy question — why do you write?

  • NaNoWriMo is here!

    NaNoWriMo is here!

    Hello all! I hope the month of November is treating you well. We are now 10 days into NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), and I am over 16,000 words into the complete overhaul of Heart Work. It’s stressful, exciting, and time consuming because you are committing yourself to 1,667 words per day. Some days it’s…

  • Mini Troubles

    Mini Troubles

    Hello everyone! A few weeks ago, my son and I were having a Mom and Me day when our Mini Cooper started having troubles. Long story short, it was the ignition coils. I ordered the parts, had to wait for them to come in, and then my son and I installed them. I started the…

  • Tiny House Is Coming Together

    Tiny House Is Coming Together

    Hello everyone! It has been 10 days since I last posted and I have been stressing out about it. It has been making me crazy knowing I need to post an update, but being so slammed with projects and life that time just slipped away. However, I am carving out time today to post and…

  • Finally making writing progress

    Finally making writing progress

    I hope everyone has had a good week going into the weekend. I’ve been making all sorts of progress in my life including my writing life. Yes, I know, it’s hard to believe, but I am finally working on Heart Work!

  • Schools Out For Summer!

    Schools Out For Summer!

    I’m excited about finishing my summer classes. I learned so much in my publishing class and my narrative journalism class, but I’m so excited to have the next six weeks off to recharge and focus on a few of my projects.

  • Winding Down, And Gearing Up

    Winding Down, And Gearing Up

    My summer classes end next week, and I have been finishing every assignment I can ahead of the last day of classes – next Friday. My hope is to complete all the assignments, and then only have to respond to the discussions. This would free up more of my time to focus on Heart Work.

  • Heart Work – Chapter Five

    Heart Work – Chapter Five

    Collin arrived out at the ranch the same time as the contractor. The two men get out of their vehicles and greet one another. “Hello, Mr. Bradley?” “Yes, but you can just call me Jake.”

  • Desperately Need To Create A Writing Schedule

    Desperately Need To Create A Writing Schedule

    I hope everyone had a great Father’s Day weekend. I traveled and went down to visit my grandpa in Santa Rosa for the weekend. It was great seeing my grandpa, uncles, and cousins as we spent time with my grandpa.