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Hurdling Forward

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014 in A Writer's Life

For several weeks I’ve been agonizing over version 3 of my Victorian romance, Releasing Yesterday, the sequel to Searching for Sara....

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Back to Basics

Posted by on Jun 2, 2013 in tips, Word Obsession (blog)

Sometimes the best way to push through a lack of motivation, waning inspiration, or sluggish writing (writer’s block) is to go back...

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Opportunity Calling | CWBC

Posted by on Feb 9, 2013 in #CWBC, Word Obsession (blog)

Every day new opportunities rise to greet us. Every day we choose some and abandon others. We won’t even necessarily understand what...

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Forward, HO | CWBC

Posted by on Jan 9, 2013 in #CWBC, Word Obsession (blog)

I found it difficult to begin this month’s blog article for the Christian Writers.com Blog Chain. The topic? Forward. Granted, there...

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Day 17 | NaNoWriMo

Posted by on Nov 17, 2012 in A Writer's Life, nanowrimo

Day 17.¬†I hit 33,000 words just a little bit ago. Par for NaNoWriMo on this day should be around 28,300 words. It hasn’t been easy,...

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Quandary on NaNoWriMo Day 13

Posted by on Nov 13, 2012 in A Writer's Life, nanowrimo

On day 7 of NaNoWriMo, my motivation and inspiration began to lose steam. My word count was ahead of schedule. My outline was barely...

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Music of the Soul

Posted by on Oct 10, 2012 in A Writer's Life, Word Obsession (blog)

Did you ever hear a piece of music or watch a movie that tugged at your heart and soul so profoundly you were left to sit in utter...

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When Revision Equals Wonder

Posted by on Oct 5, 2012 in A Writer's Life

It feels as if it has been forever and a day since I picked up the final draft of Searching for Sara. Last night, even though I was behind...

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Losing Focus

Posted by on Oct 3, 2012 in A Writer's Life

The past couple of months, all I’ve posted here on Word Obsession are book reviews. Each week, every week, another book review. When...

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