Okay, today I pushed myself to rise from bed early. So early in fact that I had time to lift weights for 25 minutes, followed by sweating, glowing, gyrating, shimmying to music during a 43-minute cardio session of squats, bachata, salsa, soca moves, and push-ups. This is one of my favorite songs (click here if … Continue reading JuNoWriMo 2020 Day 8
Category: 5000 Words Per Day/Hour
NaNoWriMo in June is Coming Soon!
I've been a fan of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo abbreviation) for as long as I can remember. While exploring my local library in my early twenties, I had spotted Chris Baty's guide to crafting a novel in 30 days, perfectly titled No Plot? No Problem? Intrigued and mildly skeptical, (30 days! -- wow!) I … Continue reading NaNoWriMo in June is Coming Soon!
Temporary Blog Hiatus – Coming Soon. Why? So I can Work Harder and Smarter!
Hello fellow bloggers and Happy Monday to you! In order to finish up The Novel I've been dropping hints about, I need to prioritize and reschedule a few things. I won't be posting new content on here much -- if at all. I will most likely reblog your posts. I'm a reblogging superstar! 🙂 And … Continue reading Temporary Blog Hiatus – Coming Soon. Why? So I can Work Harder and Smarter!
Anyone For a Game of . . . Rejection Bingo?
Well. The time has come, folks. ::rubs hands:: Here's my score sheet for a short story that I can't get through The Gates (published). No one wants to give this story a home. It's loveless. It's homeless. And I just want to weep. So, I forced myself to see the "bright side": what prize can … Continue reading Anyone For a Game of . . . Rejection Bingo?
The War of the Genres and Why Fantasy Writing isn’t for Everyone! (I Feel Your Pain, George R.R. Martin)!
I love reading all kinds of genres. Whether it be poems, song lyrics, autobiographies, recipes, etc. I'm not a picky reader. In this post, I'll discuss something few talk about. The War of the Genres! Publish America and the Hasty Generalization That Pissed Off the Science Fiction and Fantasy Community Almost twenty years ago, a … Continue reading The War of the Genres and Why Fantasy Writing isn’t for Everyone! (I Feel Your Pain, George R.R. Martin)!