Woohoo! We’re starting the only-for-fun and noncompetitive monthly flash fiction challenge for 2020. I’m so stoked! Here’s the video of me choosing the cards. I totally did this live without editing anything, so I was just as surprised as you are with the selections. Closed captions are available for this video: You have until Monday … More Flash Fiction Challenge 2020: January
So, a couple of days ago, I went back to the beginning of my manuscript and started to read it again. I got a few chapters in and totally freaked out. I mean, I went into a state of paler-than-white panic and screamed inside myself, “MY WRITING IS CRAP! MY BOOK IS CRAP! I’M A … More Help, help, my writing is crap!!!
Yes, it’s me, the newbie, all excited to be past 70 000 words now. I find that I am learning a few things this time around with writing a novel: Have fun. After each chapter, have it read aloud. Keep having fun. When I was in my 20s, I was so serious about wanting to … More 17 Chapters, 73 000 words, and counting!