Monthly Archives: April 2014

Library Speaker – Marissa Meyer

I’m excited to say that at 7:30pm on 4/30/14 Marissa Meyer, author of The Lunar Chronicles, is coming to Wenatchee, WA to speak at my local library! Meyer is from Tacoma, WA and lives with her husband and 3 cats. … Continue reading

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Getting Organized and My Editing Progress

I’m finally getting organized and apparently not a moment too soon. I wrote up a list of things I needed to do today because I had so many I was sure I’d forget the most important ones. One item on … Continue reading

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Ways to Brainstorm and Carrying Paper/Pen at all Times

Everyone has their own way of brainstorming. We all do it even if we don’t realize it. Anyone who’s considering different ideas or different possibilities for whatever reason is brainstorming. Some people enjoy this activity while others consider it a … Continue reading

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Rules for Writing Romance

I love writing steamy scenes. Maybe even better are the non-steamy but horribly romantic scenes – scenes that make me giggle like a teenage girl with a crush. It’s as if I get to live vicariously through my characters. Well, … Continue reading

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Disordered Schedule and (Un)Hopeless Romantic

Spring break threw me into complete disorder with all my daily activities. I didn’t get my normal exercise in; I didn’t get my writing in. I did get sleep and then had the craziest dreams. In one dream my sister … Continue reading

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Writer’s Workshop at My Local Library

Yay! I get to stress and prepare for a writing event at my local library this Saturday!  I’m happy to give a few pages from my novel to Donna Lee Anderson so she can perhaps rip it apart? Huh. Go … Continue reading

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“Rebecca” by Daphne Du Maurier

“Nature had come into her own again and, little by little, in her stealthy, insidious way had encroached upon the drive with long tenacious fingers.” Holy cow! Do people still write like that? If they do, their writing has not … Continue reading

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