I blinked and October was over. O.o. *waves* October’s full plate had a few squares of almond flour coffee cake because I enjoyed experimenting with/perfecting new flavors. 😀 Anyway, here’s a quick update on my full plate last month. 😉 Pleasure read: Echoes of Mercy (three stars) Like Magic (three stars) Henry and the Chalk Dragon … More Plate Update: Threads, Sour Cream, and Storytime
It’s been a very long time since I’ve started a brand new writing project that wasn’t a short story. 😉 This November, even though I’m not officially doing NaNo, I’m taking advantage of the hype to work on writing a 30k word dystopian novella. (I guess that makes me a NaNoRebel…) Eeeeekk!! 😉 (My username … More Meet My New Project!
*waves to August* *gawks in surprise that it’s really gone* August was full of celebrations and work and sweet family moments. Here’s a quick update on my full plate last month. 😉 Pleasure read: Wires and Nerve (four stars) The Tail of Emily Windsnap (three stars) The More the Merrier (three stars) Ember Falls (five stars) … More Plate Update: Hedgehogs, Nettles, and Orphans
July is a very hard month to sum up because it was so FULL. So I’m probably forgetting something. 😉 Anyway, last month’s plate was full of I-am-editing-oh-wow snacks and now-I’m-at-the-convention-for-two-days snacks. 😉 Anyway, here’s a quick update on my full plate last month. 😉 Pleasure read: Sweet on You (three stars) Wonder (five stars ❤ … More Plate Update: Genetics, the Library, and Thunderstorms
Camp NaNoWriMo has been a key factor in me finishing my books, so I signed up to do this July’s session again. I joined a cabin, set a 10,000 word goal, and made a tentative game plan for my next project. Fast forward to it actually being July, and I’ve been happily swamped by the … More I’m Crazy (About This Project)
If you’re new here (HI!!!!!), I should probably explain what in the world this recurring series is. 😉 Three years ago (today), I posted about how full my “plate” was, complete with a hilariously bad picture of me with a literal plate. Since then, I’ve been using the title “Plate Update” for a monthly check-in … More Plate Update: Chocolate, Thunderbirds, and New Release
May is gone, and if you have any idea where it is, please let me know. 😉 Happy June, by the way! Anyway, here’s a quick update on my full plate last month. 😉 Pleasure read: The Lost Kingdom of Bamarre (three stars) The Bicycle Spy (four stars) The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street (five stars, read-aloud … More Plate Update: Emails, Editing, and M&M’s
Last Tuesday, after a very long and harrowing stint of HEAVY EDITING (*hyperventilates into imaginary bag*), I sent my manuscript to my editor. She’s making amazing progress, and I’m so glad I chose to work with her. ❤ Right now, though, I’m in this funny in-between stage. I don’t technically have a story to work … More When the Stories Won’t Stay Away
So, if April showers bring May flowers, then what do May flowers bring? Pilgrims, of course. (That’s my favorite joke. I just had to share it. Also, if you’re into that sort of thing, Happy Star Wars Day!) Anyway, here’s a quick update on my full plate last month. 😉 Pleasure read: Word of Mouse (three stars) … More Plate Update: Rereads, Strawberries, and Drafts
So, this happened… 😉 I reached my Camp NaNoWriMo goal AND finished the second draft of “Kiera” today! ❤ Thanking the Lord for the oomph to do it and some encouraging fellow writers. 😉 Here’s a short excerpt. Kiera is Skyping her older brother when Jade decides to join in. 😉 “How are you doing?” … More Draft Two, Done!