Month: April 2019

[#reviseandrevive] A Change Would Do You Good

For my #reviseandrevive prompt today, I want to focus on what happened during my first draft that needed to change. And to do that, I have to take you on a trip down the many paths I take during my writing adventure…. Read More

Ya Can’t Please Everyone, So Ya Got To Please Yourself

For this month’s WriYe Blogging Circle, we go straight to the root of the problem: Why did you start writing?Bonus:How has your writing improved since you first started? What would you still like to improve? So, let’s get back to the beginning…. Read More

[#reviseandrevive] Baby, Now We’ve Got Bad Blood

The WIPWednesday progress for today involves drama. All good stories have drama of some sort, and it’s that tension that keeps a reader flipping pages. In The Final Rose,I have a few dramatic scenes that I got excited while writing and am… Read More

[#reviseandrevive] Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered

Those are the three things that my favorite character, Ikala, makes the rest of the cast of The Final Rose feel. It’s part of what keeps her always at the forefront of my mind when I think about characters I’ve created in… Read More

[#reviseandrevive] More Prompts, More Problems

Here are your Week 3 prompts for #reviseandrevive : Week Three April 15 – How did your plot go wrong the first time? How are you fixing it up? Or was it the characters that ruined it last time? April 17 –… Read More

Still in Peaceful Dreams, I See the Road Leads Back to You

(Today may be a two post day because I have the #reviseandrevive prompt about which I plan to write). As I think I have harped on about enough, this year is dedicated to shaping up and querying my novel, The Final Rose…. Read More

[#reviseandrevive] I’m a Lover and I’m a Sinner

A brief introduction to Task Tannes, the MC of my novel. Task is a thief who is cocky, self-assured and selfish. These are scenes from the first chapter (draft two, so pre-revision). Just a small excerpt: […] Anyone that came into White… Read More

[#reviseandrevive] An Introduction

This year is the year I’ve decided to get serious with my writing. And to do so means editing, revising and eventually publishing. Last month was editing – developmental on my side – so this month is putting those edits to work… Read More