Return of the Novel!

Does pulling a Cinderella count before Midnight? Yes, I had a few hours to go before the clock struck midnight and I finally made it to my keyboard. The important thing is not the full Monday crash that happened around dinner time with the sniffles. Maybe it was the sight of our first flurries. ThisContinue reading “Return of the Novel!”

November NaNoWriMo!

Last night, meant a special Halloween Dinner after making my husband run around to several different stores. There’s nothing like a kettle full of cheap beer steaming Atlantic crab. Good thing they didn’t know I purchased after suffering sticker shock of another box mislabeled sitting next to them. I wanted a romantic dinner but notContinue reading “November NaNoWriMo!”

Happy Halloween!

All things spooky, all day is finally here! Happy Halloween! This is also the last day of Ink and Preptober. The last word prompt of the month might make today interesting. Our word is Risk. Imagine all the kinds of things you could do with words, especially if you use method acting. However, as IContinue reading “Happy Halloween!”

Saturday Slithers

I feel an hourly countdown in the early morning hours today. I’m up before the sun starts to rise in the east and I’m full of ideas. Whether or not I stay awake long enough to do them is another question. I must be excited about my free weekend. The first thing I’m going toContinue reading “Saturday Slithers”

Day #28 Out For a Walk with Today’s Word – Crispy

I let out a long huff of warm air and watch as a cloud bubbles out in front of me. Walking down the empty streets it looks like Mother Nature exhaled over the lawns. There’s a small glitter over the white tipped lawns as the sun slowly rises behind me. I close my eyes andContinue reading “Day #28 Out For a Walk with Today’s Word – Crispy”

Day #27 Word Prompt – Spark

The middle of the week is here and I’ve spent the beginning of the week cleaning out old storage boxes. Yes, when I have a deadline or have a book to write my house gets clean like any other writer. Right now, it looks more like a disaster but dusting off the inside of boxesContinue reading “Day #27 Word Prompt – Spark”

Day #26 Word Prompt – Connect

The last week of Preptober and Inktober is coming to an end. Are all of your stories ready for NaNoWriMo? I feel like I’m cramming for a college final. I ask myself the same question over and over – where am I going with this story? The other part of my brain is negotiating withContinue reading “Day #26 Word Prompt – Connect”

Things That Go Splat!

The week of Halloween is here! I have my fake flickering orange and black candelabras going next to my creepy black tree and haunted house. My mind is on vampire and werewolf stories. My mini brains in a jar and Frankenstein minions are on the shelf waiting for homes. Did you get in your partiesContinue reading “Things That Go Splat!”

Girl’s Roadtrip!

My weekend started with an rise to frosted windshields and white tipped lawns as I hugged my husband and climbed into my Uber. My eyes were half open but I let out a relaxing sigh because a weekend out of town finally arrived! It’s time for a Girl’s Weekend and Roadtrip to Chicago, Illinois! That’sContinue reading “Girl’s Roadtrip!”

Day #22 Open

I looked at the list today, and my immediate thought was how boring.  I don’t know why I had that thought but the word prompt of the day is – Open.  I guess my brain finds opening boring.  I would never tell this to those writing queries but it feels like the kind of homeworkContinue reading “Day #22 Open”