The Five Stages of Revision

A lot of Dames have been struggling through various stages of revision lately, and since I'm currently waiting for the revision axe to fall on me (they could arrive in my inbox any time now), it's been heavily on my mind. I've been through the Continue Reading

“Pros and Cons” Snippet

Through the wonderful coincidence of dovetailing deadlines, over the past five weeks, I have had to edit /copyedit/proofread three novels (multiple times) and one novella. All told, with the multiple reading passes, I have been through 640,000 words Continue Reading

Holiday Blues


  As you might be able to tell from the title, this is not a light and cheery blog. In fact, I suppose it could be seen as something of a downer. However, I'm sure I'm not the only person who suffers from these holiday blues, so I thought I'd Continue Reading

Catching up with Jenna


I've been pretty quiet online lately. I even missed my last day to post on Deadline Dames (bad Jenna!). In my defense, I have been pretty busy. I've been hard at work on my WIP, which is RESISTANCE, the second book in my upcoming YA series. For some Continue Reading

Catching up with Jenna


I just had an over-2,700 word writing session, which is pretty heavy output for me unless I'm nearing the end of the book. My hands are tired, and my brain is a little tired, too. I thought I'd borrow a page from some of my fellow Dames and do a Continue Reading