This is the post where I update my 2023 Reading Challenge Stats, discuss what I’ve been watching/listening to, and as part of a new twist, I’ve decided to add in five writing prompts. I’m doing something like this at my Substack, and thought I would try it here, but this will probably be the onlyContinue reading “Fandom Friday and Five Writing Prompts”
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My Kindle Vella Story, Part 3 (Vella to Novel)
For many writers who used or heard of Kindle Vella in the Beta phase, the issue that stood out had to do with the rights of authors who wanted to take their completed work from the Kindle Vella platform and turn it into Ebook, paperback, and/or audiobooks. Originally, the KV program was extremely strict aboutContinue reading “My Kindle Vella Story, Part 3 (Vella to Novel)”
IWSG February: Book Covers
As the first Wednesday of the month, today is The Insecure Writer’s Support Group Day blog hop, a monthly blog hop over a decade old started by Ninja Captain Alex J. Cavanaugh, Sci-fi Author and Great Encourager. Each month, several volunteers step forward to help manage the hop, and this month, these intrepid writers andContinue reading “IWSG February: Book Covers”
Word and Story Hunter: Celebration, Revelry, and Jubilee
I admit, I was at a loss for words this week, especially which word to pick for this post. And then, I went to the mailbox and found a special envelope containing a contributor copy of the Winter 2023 Edition of 3rd Wednesday, which made me think it might be a good day to discussContinue reading “Word and Story Hunter: Celebration, Revelry, and Jubilee”
A Writer’s Book of Days Book Review
This is part of a series of posts for authors and writers, reviewing craft, writing, and inspirational books for authors. With 30 years of DIY reading and some writing classes behind me, I’ve read many, many books on writing. These are just the best of the best. I don’t plan to spend much, if anyContinue reading “A Writer’s Book of Days Book Review”
Word and Story Hunter: Unhesitating
Word of the Day: UnhesitatingDefinition: Not hesitatingFound at Free Dictionary and Merriam WebsterIn a sentence: The firefighters responded to danger with unhesitating courage. Unhesitating isn’t a word I use often, despite taking on certain tasks with breakneck, unchecked enthusiasm. I came across it when I was working on my National Novel Writing Month challenge. It’sContinue reading “Word and Story Hunter: Unhesitating”
Writing Productivity: Why celebrate every word and moment?
Do you track your writing goals? Do you celebrate what you’ve accomplished? Read more to find out what I do to celebrate my writing productivity and how this is helping me become a healthier, happier writer.