Not a good bye, but a see you in a lil’ while

Dear Readers,

I’m taking a hiatus to focus on my writing.

No promises that I’ll never make this expression while working…


This isn’t a good bye…

… just a see you in a lil’ while.

“Why don’t you take me with you,” said Piglet. “Then I won’t miss you so much.”

If the wait gets to be too long, come follow me here. On the rare occasions when Muse unlocks my shackles, that’s where I’ll be.


First Drafts Always Suck. . . Or Do They?

I’m reading through the draft of my latest novel for the first time. Marking plot holes and character issues. . . Unable to contain this huge smile on my face.

Which is probably a good sign, yeah?

I really think this one’s going to be good.

#WordCount What do you do when you’ve discovered a major plot flaw 2/3 into your current WIP?

My WIP is different than any other story I’ve written.

The main conflict is not good guy vs bad guy. It’s the good guy vs. . . herself.


I like the story. I like the characters. And I think the whole thing is worth telling . . . but probably, most definitely, not the way I’m doing it.

When I started writing during NaNoWriMo I was dealing with the internal struggles quite well, but now that I’m close to finishing the whole plot has just gotten . . . blah, and the conflict has basically turned into “what fuckin’ conflict?”.

So what do you do when you’re 2/3 finished with your WIP and suddenly realize it has one big flaw that will mean major rewriting. . .


You keep writing.

You write until it’s finished because you can’t edit a story that’s still in your head.