Let’s Get “Write” To It!

Early Bird registration is open for Simply Self-Published: How to Write and Publish a Novel in Six Months. Sign-up in the next seven days and save $30; on February 25th, today's $69 becomes $99. Here's what your payment includes: Introduction Getting Ready to Write - exploring what to write, how to write it best, and … Continue reading Let’s Get “Write” To It!

Going Online in T Minus 11 Posts

Do me a favor, answer these questions: have you ever thought about writing and self-publishing a book?  What's stopped you from doing it? Please type your answers in the comments below. I'm launching my online course, Simply Self-Published - How to Write and Publish Your First Novel in Six Months. This course is for you if … Continue reading Going Online in T Minus 11 Posts

Come Meet “the Press”…

Nowata Press Publishing & Consulting, LLC, that is. In case you didn't know, lol. I'm officially 'open for business' with Nowata Press Publishing & Consulting, LLC. I've done a few introductions here and there since the grand opening, but meh - I wanted to do something BIG. Alas, as a new business, the budget for … Continue reading Come Meet “the Press”…

Wait, what?

A line taken directly from my work planner, April 10th,  "Write TFI!! Fuck YouTube & FB". On April 10th I didn't open YouTube or Facebook until lunch. I scrolled, watched, commented, liked for an hour while I ate my sandwich and chips, then closed the tabs as soon as my lunch hour was over.  Without … Continue reading Wait, what?

Dropping the Ball.

Juggling all the superficial shit to avoid my manuscript because somewhere between Breaking Point and Aphrodite's Twin, I lost my drive to write, finish, and publish my work. I'd done it, in relatively rapid succession for seven years straight. I was chasing a high of success that remained out of my reach.  I grew disillusioned. … Continue reading Dropping the Ball.

Camp NaNo

Wow. It's been FOREVER since I last posted. Talk about a whirlwind of activity that on the surface doesn't seem to be moving me forward but I suppose is more putting me in a better position to capitalize on forward momentum when it happens. Wait. What? So, yeah. Here's what's been going on: Signed up … Continue reading Camp NaNo

Let the Madness Over Take Us All

NaNoWriMo 2017 Title: The First Immortal Blurb:  Born in the 1800s, now living undercover in the present day Colorado Rockies, Olivia has managed to escape notice with the help of generations of (tribe) Indians. But Agent Craig Hawkins of a little known, barely funded department of the FBI has turned his sights on investigating the legend … Continue reading Let the Madness Over Take Us All

I’m a Pantser with a Plan

For the first time ever, as best as I can remember, I have done a rough outline for a novel idea! I even had to research some thing!  As a consumate pantser, this activity has rocked me to the core. It means I'm not only going into NaNo next month with a BRAND NEW idea … Continue reading I’m a Pantser with a Plan

Good grief, it’s almost that time of the year.

No, not THAT time of the year, although I did walk through Walmart the other day and the entire garden section was over run with twinkling lights and fake evergreen trees. (face palm). No, we're talking NaNo...check out this post from (me) Nowata Press :-).   https://www.youtube.com/embed/AU9iqUWrsDA?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent Unlike Ms. Kara (Boho Berry on YouTube / … Continue reading Good grief, it’s almost that time of the year.

Never Stop Perfecting Your Craft

Courtesy of the crew at NaNoWriMo:   November is drawing nigh, and we want to help you get ready to do some awesome ink-slinging. We’ve partnered with Wesleyan University to provide a special online “NaNo Prep” course specifically for you! The course kicks off on August 21 with classes designed to help you develop your … Continue reading Never Stop Perfecting Your Craft