#ROW80 Sunday check-in and a round-up of posts to inspire a year of writing

This week’s word count: 2,545. That amounts to two out of three scenes in chapter two of my WIP, “Good, Old-Fashioned Magic.” So, I didn’t quite meet my goal of finishing a chapter this week. But I did some plotting work that should help make this draft more cohesive than my first drafts in the […]

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The Intersection of Yoga and Writing–and this Week’s Mash-Up

Earlier this year, I rediscovered my yoga practice. For those of you who don’t do yoga, it’s more than a form of exercise; it’s a spiritual practice meant to bring mind, body, and soul into balance. For most of my life, I’ve celebrated and revered the life of the mind. From the mind all great […]

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Growing as a Writer and a Mash-Up of Awesomeness

Sometimes, when it comes to art, getting stuck is exactly what the doctor ordered. I’ve had some issues with writer’s block this year. It’s not that I can’t write. On the contrary, I can sit in front of a blank page and write. Like most writers, I have no shortage of stories or words to […]

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Sunday Summary: Novella Writing and This Week’s Mash-Up of Awesomeness

I had a long but very scenic (translation: fall-foliage-filled) drive to Fredericksburg, Va., for the Virginia Romance Writers annual critique day. I received some great feedback on a couple projects from my fellow writers and got a sneak peek into their current WIPs. 🙂 This week I also started an outline for one of my […]

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