WIPpet Wednesday: Prince Neal

It’s time for another installment of WIPpet Wednesday, the blog hop that gives writers a chance to share excerpts from their works in progress. The only stipulation is that the post must somehow relate to the date. Click here to cheer on fellow WIPpeteers. I’m keeping it short this week. Here’s today’s math: 1+1=2. Here […]

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WIPpet Wednesday: “No harm ever came from reading a book.”

One of my favorite movie lines is “No harm ever came from reading a book,” from the movie “The Mummy.” Of course, as anyone who’s seen the movie knows, a great deal of bad can come from reading a book, as the characters soon learn. Today’s WIPpet is in the same spirit: an old book, […]

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WIPpet Wednesday and a Midweek ROW80 check-in

Welcome to another installment of WIPpet Wednesday, the blog hop where writers share excerpts from their works in progress (WIPs). Since every WIPpet must have something to do with the date, and since today is the 18th, here are nine paragraphs from “Stolen by Magic” (1+8=9). Click here to see other WIPpeteers’ WIPpets. Some background: […]

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WIPpet Wednesday: Introducing “The Phoenix Feather”

Lately, when it comes to writing, I’ve felt like I’ve been running in place. I’m a big believer in just writing, moving forward with a story and saving revisions for the second draft, but my current WIP just hasn’t worked out that way. I was stalled for a while, writing and rewriting the first chapter […]

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WIPpet Wednesday: Falling in love again with an old story

This is one of those stories that’s come a long way. “Made of Shadows” is the first paranormal romance I ever attempted, and it’s currently on its fourth draft. I will always have a special place in my heart for these characters and their story, which is why I’ve returned to it this year, determined […]

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WIPpet Wednesday: “Goblins be damned.”

It’s time again for WIPpet Wednesday, the brain child of K.L. Schwengel. Click here to join in or to see other writers’ WIPpets. This will be the last excerpt from “Good Old-Fashioned Magic” for a while as I’ve just sent it off to my critique partners. Here’s this week’s math: 1+1+12=14. Some background: Maddy and […]

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WIPpet Wednesday: Meet the goblin master

I just finished doing a read-through of my novella “Good Old-Fashioned Magic,” so this week’s excerpt is from that story. This is the scene in which Maddy and Michael meet the goblin master, the right-hand man of the warlock who’s spent decades hunting down Maddy and her ancestors and tormenting them for sport. (Maddy’s a […]

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My first ever WIPpet Wednesday

I’ve decided to participate in WIPpet Wednesday, hosted by author K.L. Schwengel, as a way of putting my work out there and getting some feedback—and in some small way saying to the world, “Yes, as a matter of fact, I am a writer.” 🙂 Today’s the 29th, so here are 29 sentences from my novella […]

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