New Look, New Story

So here we are. A complete site redesign and rebranding (of sorts). This year, I am finally working on my own mystery series, set on the picturesque coast of British Columbia. This idea has been growing and developing for the past few years, and whispering in the back of my mind for longer than that. […]

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NaNoWriMo – Week Two

I had a nap yesterday. Ok, I had a series of naps yesterday. Somehow I always forget that creative work is work, and it can be exhausting. Who am I kidding, it is exhausting. This is the part when NaNoWriMo can really start to suck. It’s sucking up your time, your energy, your every waking […]

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NaNoWriMo – One Week In

Seven days, 15,000 words. Not too shabby, all things considered. While I’m trying very hard not to get ahead of myself, I think I might just make it this year, if Week One is anything to go by. One thing that has really been a huge help to me is the fact that there is […]

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NaNo Prep 2018 – The Snowflake Method

Heard of this one? I’ve been wandering around the internet procrastinating a bit, and I’ve seen a few folks who seem a little lost on how to get started. Ideas are easy. Fleshing them out into something that is the length of a novel is hard. The first time I did it (I am not […]

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Word Count Progress and NaNo Prep

45,000 words. That’s an impressive number. I keep looking at it in disbelief. For a story started just six months ago, I am impressed with myself. I am still struggling with ‘writing everyday’, but I am beginning to think that outside of NaNo season, that might not be a thing that I do. This year […]

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Summer Vacation Station

It’s still a while yet before our real holiday begins, but I feel like I am in summer vacation mode already. So far this week, I have watched half a dozen movies, and have binge-watched five seasons of Endeavour (which is a prequel to the Inspector Morse series). When I finally turn the television off, […]

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