• Happy Dance,  Writing Journey

    First Draft Complete!

    OMG! It’s been 4 months in the making, almost to the exact day, but I’m done with my first draft and it came up at over 9,000 words longer than I was expecting. (This is a good thing.) happy dance I shamelessly had this delivered to myself today to commemorate my success. I bought them ahead of time so it feels really good to actually have been done when they showed up. Official Title: Chains of Destiny coming 2014. Lol! I had two pretty big moments when I didn’t think this story was going to make it. The first time was early one when I got to my third chapter…

  • Happy Dance,  NaNoWriMo

    NaNoWriMo Update #2

    insert cries of joy here I feel like I made a major breakthrough with a main character in my story today. This whole time I’ve been working on this story, up until this last scene, his POV has been giving me fits. I’ve written male POVs before, so I knew it wasn’t that. It’s NaNo and we’re not supposed to edit as we go (which I do a tiny bit of at the beginning of any story I’m working on) but I decided to push through that last scene anyway and I’m so glad I did! I finally figure out what his motivation is, what he wants, and where his…