Camp NaNoWriMo April 2019


In addition to the Blogging from A-Z Challenge that I’ll be taking part in, I have also signed up for the April Camp NaNoWriMo. I will most likely sign up for the July Camp, as well. I am really trying to get A Deadly Melody completed in 2019. What is Camp NaNoWriMo According to the […]

March 29, 2019

I Love NaNoWriMo, but. . .


I have been a part of National Novel Writing Month for six years now, and it is something I always look forward to in November. But, for me, it isn’t always the best way to write. What is NaNoWriMo? National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, or NaNo as it is also called, is an online […]

January 16, 2019

NaNoWriMo Wrap Up & What to Expect in 2019

Novel Update

I won NaNoWriMo, barely This year’s NaNo was pretty rough. I battled two major colds, worked long hours at my job, and was feeling pretty uninspired. But even after all of that, I somehow managed to win with just a little over 50,000 words. My final word count was 50,155. Not too shabby! I still […]

December 26, 2018

Writers’ Police Academy: Days 2 & 3


Originally posted June 11, 2014. Now that we’ve made it to days 2 & 3 of the Writers’ Police Academy, the real fun begins! The day begins with an orientation and announcements, given by Lee Lofland, the mastermind behind the Writers’ Police Academy. This is especially helpful for those people who didn’t make it to […]

June 11, 2018

Writers’ Police Academy Day 1


Originally posted on July 1, 2014. Tonight is the start of the Writers’ Police Academy, a hands-on school for writers, readers, and lovers of all things criminal. It is a lot of fun and very educational, especially for mystery and crime writers. While I won’t be attending this year, I have attended the past three […]

June 10, 2018