Archive for the ‘Being an Author’ Category

Things are coming along now

Every day, for over a week now, I have spent some time writing my current WIP (work in progress). They say (whoever “they” are) that it takes 21 days of doing something everyday consistently for it to become a habit – whether it is quitting smoking, cutting out soda, or writing. Matched by Magic is [...]

Back in the Saddle Again

For the last two to three weeks, I have been writing, researching, learning and just doing a lot in regards to writing. I have even been plagued by plot bunnies? What are plot bunnies? What are bunnies famous for doing, other than being incredibly cute? They breed – and boy do they ever! So, a [...]

Blocked Yet Again

Not sure if the title of this post is exactly accurate, but it’ll do. I’ve now had two major computer problems (first the hard drive died and now I have a major trojan virus) that have put me way way behind schedule not only with client work and online business endeavors, but also with writing. [...]

Stuck on Editing … and Editing … and

I’ve spent the last few days hung up on editing and re-editing the first 30+ pages of my manuscript. Mainly, I had a flash of brilliance (at least I think so!) which has caused me to go back and change a clue here, re-structure which character did what, etc. I have also jumped towards the [...]

I’m Catching the Bug Again!

Finally! Geesh! Took long enough for me to re-catch that writing bug. It’s been roughly 3-4 months since I did any serious writing on my murder mystery novel. I hate that. I’ve been asked how that is going and it is embarrassing to say that I haven’t been writing. But, at least I was honest [...]