Crossroads

"One of the hardest decisions you'll ever face in life is choosing whether to walk away or try harder." -Unknown It's been a long time since I sat in front of a blank page. So long, in fact, that right before I started typing these words I had to remind myself to breathe and relax.…

NaNoWriMo – My Experience

I've been busy lately! Super busy- infact I finished November and won NaNoWriMo! For those who don't know NaNoWriMo- standing for National Novel Writing Month, is a worldwide writing event that takes place throughout November, where the goal is to write 50,000 words. That's 1,667 words a day. Of course, the beauty of it all is that it is…

Discovering a Character’s Voice

“When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature.”  - Ernest Hemingway. When reading a book we all want to connect to the characters. We want to feel their pain or their happiness, to relate to their relationships and respond to the way they act and…