Weekly writing update – Nov. 5, 2017: Rollercoasters

In the writing update video I recorded on Friday, I seem very happy about my productivity and progress this week. And I should be. I got some good stuff done that is helping me move forward. That’s great. What I totally forgot to mention in the video was the bottomless pit I stumbled into early…

My first novel, The Awesomely Amazing Adventures of Cherry: Butterfly Buddies, is here

I’m not one for making yearly resolutions. Not the formal sort, anyway. And not at New Year’s. I made a great list when I was 12 and realized those pretty much set me up for life. I review them every so often. Basically they are: Don’t be a jerk, to yourself or others, reiterated in…

2015 books reads: Mostly fiction

I had a plan that I’d keep regularly sharing the books I’ve been reading. I also have a plan to earn a decent income by working regularly. And also to exercise at least 3 times a week. And to write 500+ words a day. I have lots of plans. I’m more successful at executing some…

Books I read in 2014: YA Fiction

It’s the middle of 2015 and I’m still working on telling you about the books I read last year… so let’s get on with it. I love Young Adult fiction and non-fiction and clearly don’t read nearly enough YA fiction as I could. I’ve been in the throes of writing a YA memoir, so I’ve…

Books I read in 2014: the fiction list

How many books should I be reading a year? Last year, 2014, the count was 32. It doesn’t seem like  a lot. Or enough, at least. Thanks to Amazon.com and my public library, I can mostly keep track of what I’ve bought and borrowed. There are a few books I don’t have records of, but I have…