Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Another week has flown by. Deadlines are looming, and my pulse is tripping. When I got sick Wednesday and lost a full day of production, I panicked. Then I took a deep breath. Things were what they were. I lost that budgeted time. I was five thousand words in the hole. I could moan about … Continue reading Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Happy Friday! What a week, huh? When I was considering this week's quote, two came to mind. If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans. The road to Hell is paved with good intentions. I chose this one, instead: And here's why. The first quote, while humorous, makes God sound a … Continue reading Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

I hope you all had a nice Easter or Passover. And for those of you following the Eastern Orthodox calendar, wishing you a happy holiday this week. In addition to the Easter holiday, I had a birthday this week. I don't have the date on Facebook and try to keep it low key, so don't … Continue reading Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

I'm telling you, the days and weeks are flying faster and faster. We're almost a Palm Sunday, then Easter. I need a time machine. Anyway, this week's inspiration... This one spoke to me, and I'll admit I'm not much of a Hemingway fan. I do, however, write character-driven novels. And I strive to make all … Continue reading Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

My, how the days---weeks---are flying by. Feels like Christmas just ended, but we're staring at St. Patrick's Day. They say time moves faster when you're busy. That might be why I can't believe how fast this year is blowing by. I've been very busy---writing, editing, blogging, releasing a new novella, touring other sites, outlining and … Continue reading Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Ciao, folks. Sorry about the delay with this one. As you've probably noticed, I've been busy, busy, busy! Without further ado, this week's inspiration: This quote is by Patricia Fuller. It resonated with me because, in addition to finishing a first draft and releasing a novella this week, I've been pouring over galley proofs for … Continue reading Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Another week, come and gone. This week, my post is a day late because yesterday was my turn to write and post a story for Story Empire's Monthly Writing Prompt. I wanted to give that post and this post their own respective days, so I moved my regular feature to Saturday. And I do have … Continue reading Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Bad Fences Make Bad Neighbors

Ciao, everybody. If you're here looking for this week's writing links, I had to delay the post a day. And here's why. We at Story Empire have a writing prompt to share today. The following short story is inspired by the Story Empire Friday Fiction Prompt: Limited and Focused Views. I'll give this fiction piece … Continue reading Bad Fences Make Bad Neighbors

Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Wow, what a week. I said I'd never use a pen name, but I broke that vow. I'm now working on my second book for a company. I can't talk a lot about it; I'm essentially ghost-writing, although I will market for those books when they're released. The cool thing is, I'm managing to average … Continue reading Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

This week, I didn't have time to read for pleasure. I've been busy writing and editing, trying to hit deadlines and keep up with marketing efforts, small though they are these days. What I noticed is that I didn't read much and I didn't write much, either. It seems the two are connected. At least, … Continue reading Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links