the walking drum

since I last posted, some incredible things have happened. The Amazon “Breakthrough Novel Award” officially began February 16th at midnight, and at 12:01 I had my manuscript submitted. It’s been polished and edited more times than I ever thought it would be, but I know each successive edit is only improving my work. After having … More the walking drum

Overdrive

So it’s time to kick it into high gear. The steam has been building over the last few months, and it’s finally coming to a head. Is that the right term for steam? Well it’s getting pretty intense, anyways. I’m finding heaps of new motivation and energy where work is concerned, and getting things done … More Overdrive

Breaking It Down

So the editing process is quite the trip. I expected a lot of what I’m experiencing, but some of it is rather surprising.  From the first, I’ve always been someone sceptical of editing. I remember getting into arguments with my tenth grade creative writing teacher because she wanted me to write a rough draft first. … More Breaking It Down