I'm working on a story bible for my Ocooch series. If you're not familiar with the idea, a story bible is a file, document, or set of documents that store all the useful information you need for a series so you don't contradict yourself. What color are the best friend's eyes in book one? It … Continue reading Story Bible
When I published my first novel, I didn't have the money, after all the $3000+ in expenses, to hire a content editor, so I muddled along with beta readers and a proof reader. This was a mistake. I'm not 100% happy with the result. Now that I'm revising book two, I want to get it … Continue reading Officially On a Content Editor’s Schedule!
I loved the cover for book two SO much, and it was done by a different artist than book one, even though its the same studio. Here is a cut from it: So, for marketing materials I commissioned the same artist to do character portraits of the love interests. Can you guess who? It's Hakon! … Continue reading Character Artwork
I need a logo incorporating my initials for some marketing materials, and my friends have been helping out. The initial idea because I like hedgehogs (and act like a hedgehog): My rework: Which works out perfectly because I already draw a hedgehog like this on my business cards. The plan is to get the logo … Continue reading Logo Ideas
Take a look at my Kanban board! The first draft of Ocooch 02 is at 113,000 words! Book 01's first draft was only 76,000 words. It's going to be SO LONG! I can't wait to revise it!
As a reminder to those who aren't writers, during the Month of November, many authors and aspiring writers attempt the NaNoWriMo or National Novel Writing Month challenge to reach 50,000 words in 30 days. Now, 50,000 isn't exactly novel length in my opinion, about half of what I write in one, but it's a lofty … Continue reading Monday NaNo Update!
So, this is being written on Sunday for my Monday post. As of this morning, I'm at 15,732 words! The goal for today is 11,669, and I haven't written yet today so I'm doing well! I did some of this writing at my in-laws' new place, so I have to take a bit to transfer … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Update as of Sunday Morning
Ya'll. YA'LL. It's National Novel Writing Month! Which may not affect you directly, but I'll be writing 50,000 words in 30 days to celebrate. This will be the 7th time I've done this event through NaNoWriMo.org , and I've 'won' 5 times! Here it is! I won't be starting a new book, although the event … Continue reading NaNoWriMo!
I'm at the halfway point on my draft of Murky Water! They're not marked off yet, but I completed 3,000 words today which would put me through 52. So, huzzah~!