NWA Writers Group

Originally posted August 5, 2011 Last night at writers group was eventful. It started with Dusty, one of our group leaders, giving us a quote to ponder. He said it was the best advice he ever heard, and it was written by a man Dusty says is a fiction genius: the late Dwight Swain. “AContinue reading “NWA Writers Group”

Don’t Waste Time – Using the Unplanned Vacation

Originally posted July 30, 2011 Family came to visit this past week, and while I didn’t plan (and don’t recommend) taking off writing while entertaining visitors, sometimes I just can’t carve out the time to write when I have house guests. My family room is my office, and my guests rise early and stay upContinue reading “Don’t Waste Time – Using the Unplanned Vacation”

Inspiration

Original post date July 22, 2011 Today I decided that if I wrote a blog detailing my progress through my book, I might be more likely to be motivated. Right now I’m dragging my feet because the rough draft is done, and the rewrites are hard. I know what needs to be done to improveContinue reading “Inspiration”

Hello world!

So I’m now on WordPress. Bear with me while I figure this all out. I’m working on building my platform as I write my novels and short stories. Let me introduce myself… I’m Staci Troilo, and in addition to being an author, I’m a wife, mother, and owner of two crazy dogs. Welcome to myContinue reading “Hello world!”