Plate Update: Tea, the Post Office, and Brainstorming

I’ve gotta hand it to September. It’s definitely my favorite month of the year. 😀 Here’s a quick update on what I did last month. This full plate included lots of tea and hot chocolate to celebrate this new season. 😉 (Wait, beverages don’t go on a plate… Does that count?) 😀 (I’d apologize for … More Plate Update: Tea, the Post Office, and Brainstorming

Plate Update: Quilting, the Galaxy, and School

Septemberrrr!! How I love thee!! But I’m supposed to be talking about August, so… *stuffs autumnal Kate back in closet with sweaters* August was a very full and very varied month. 😉 *catches breath* Here’s a quick update on what I did last month. This full plate included cheese sticks and granola bars on the … More Plate Update: Quilting, the Galaxy, and School

Plate Update: Packages, British Accents, and My WIP

A little over a year ago, I wrote a blog post called “What’s On My Plate?” Basically it contained a picture of me with a dinner plate piled high with all the books, projects, and notebooks begging for my attention. I’m was grinning kind of wryly and preparing to “dig in” with a huge knife and … More Plate Update: Packages, British Accents, and My WIP

Second Draft Crazies

I did Camp NaNoWriMo again this month! My goal was to accomplish 10,000 words of revisions to my WIP “Kiera”. Between releasing The Twin Arrows, celebrating Independence Day, and selling books at the homeschool convention, I only wrote fourteen days this month; but I’m happy to say I made my goal! 😀 It’s been really … More Second Draft Crazies

Plate Update: Edward Bear, Beta-Readers, and Arrows

For some reason, for the last few weeks of May I never knew what day it was. Quite the confusingly busy month, but several amazing things have happened! It doesn’t feel quite fair to do the last month’s update on it’s very last day, but that’s just how the blogging schedule worked out. 😛 Here’s … More Plate Update: Edward Bear, Beta-Readers, and Arrows

Writing Advice for Today

As I work through edits on my medieval adventure “The Twin Arrows”, I realize it’s been almost exactly three years since I’ve published a book. I’ve been spending time networking, figuring out my style, and learning all I can about my craft. There is so much advice for authors, and I’ve only experienced a drop in the bucket. Articles, … More Writing Advice for Today

Project Juggling

Do you ever have those moments when you are literally bursting with creativity but you’re already locked into a project and probably shouldn’t jump ship to work on whatever you want to? Yeah, me too. It’s a hard life. 😉 “The Twin Arrows” is progressing very well. I have been gifted with the world’s sweetest, most … More Project Juggling