I'm always on the lookout for fun new places to write, so I just had to share this gem 🙂 Coffeeville Company in Jackson, WI is a diamond in the rough. Jackson is a small town in rural Wisconsin, home to around 6,700 people. My husband and I were just passing through one day when … Continue reading Found a New Writing Space! Coffeeville Company, Jackson WI
So, this totally happened 🙂 I finished my rough draft for STRANGER THAN STARLIGHT!!! Now it's onto editing! I'm trying a new tactic this time. For previous works, I mostly edited as I went, reading and rereading sections before writing the next chapter. This worked really well for fixing plot holes early on and gave … Continue reading Writing Update aka How to Edit a Rough Draft
The ice crunches under my toes. Popping, crackling. I leap to catch the flying flakes, snapping up the cold with numb jaws. Panting breaths fog the air, but the smells are crisp and clear as I tumble and play through heaps of white. What joy to be a dog in winter! Happy Snow Day!
Ugh... So My goal had been to finish the story I started for NaNoWriMo sometime in January. Well, it's February and I'm not done yet. But it's so close! I've been having a lot of fun with this one--a YA mishmash of fairy tale, space opera, and horror-- but I'm also itching to start editing … Continue reading Writing Update: So Close!
It was 2AM. "Come on," I mumbled, tugging on the leash. "Stop dancing around. It's frickin' freezing out here." Icarus glanced over his shoulder, grinning a canine grin, then proceeded to eat some mystery substance buried in the dirty snow. Gross. I tugged again on the leash, less gently this time, and stomped my feet … Continue reading Short Story: Watcher
This night is a postcard. Black sky and inky waters alike lay frozen thick with snow, and the world sleeps beneath its winter blanket. Frost creaks with crystal voices. The tiny cries, enticing, draw this wanderer nearer, nearer... only to lash out with bitter shrieks. Cracking, breaking. Icy hands tear at my scarf, pressing frozen … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Ice Over the Falls
Happy New Year!!! A new year, a fresh page, the beginning a one more story--the new year can mean many things to different people, but to most it means a chance for making the dreaded New Years Resolution. Last year I had lofty goals and met a lot of them. Not all of them (I'm … Continue reading Resolved for 2018