Have you ever had one of those days when nothing noteworthy comes to mind for your next writing assignment? I'm not talking about running out of ideas; I'm talking about the fact that none of the ideas, mulling around in your head, feel quite right. You just don't have a taste for them at that … Continue reading When You Don’t Know What to Blog About
My weekly report #8 consists of the following: there is no weekly report today. Instead, I thought it would be a better use of your time and mine to have me change things up this Monday. So, instead of wasting this blog post on reporting about the small list of things I managed to accomplish … Continue reading Newbie Writers Sharing Their Writing Journeys
Earlier this week, I had a strange phenomenon greet me and, surprisingly, it involved my self-published book. I announced in a previous post that I would be participating in some "strength training" for my voice in preparation for creating the audio book for Playground . . . I mentioned that I would be reading my book … Continue reading Reliving the Fears from Your Writing Process
Doing your own reading for the audio recording of your book is definitely not for the faint of heart. I'm learning that speaking stamina is required if I want to produce a solid audio book. And, the voice preparation officially starts this week. Actually, the unofficial prep began a couple of weeks ago when I started … Continue reading An Inexpensive Voice Coaching Option
Since I posted Reblog – The Road to Authorship last week, I thought it fitting to have today's reblog backtrack almost exactly 6 months to this very day. What could have been happening at that point in time? Yep, you've probably figured it out from the blatantly clear title . . . my first draft manuscript for … Continue reading Reblog – First Draft Manuscript is DONE!
Here are a few funnies for you. Maybe you can relate, maybe not. Either way, you'll possibly chuckle a time or two (or at the least, break into an awkward grin). How I'm feeling at the end of my second manuscript: This first draft manuscript is a hot mess and will need tons of editing … Continue reading A Little Manuscript Humor
You just had to know that I was going to bring up this old post from February 10, 2019 in remembrance of the initial onset of The Road to Authorship. It's somewhat overdue, as I'm about to wrap up book #2 in a couple of months or less. Now, if you don't recognize the post … Continue reading Reblog – The Road to Authorship