Consulting Credit

Happy Halloween. I hope you enjoy this creepy little piece. Shadows scare people because they don’t know what might be lurking in them. If we paid attention to them, they wouldn’t be so mysterious. The things that lurk there are dark, not invisible. I’m quite familiar with shadows. I look in them, I hide inContinue reading “Consulting Credit”

The five best scary books I’ve read this year

Halloween is almost here, and there’s no better time to curl up with a good scary story. I’ve been spending as much time as possible this month with some ambient videos playing, a hot mug of chai tea, and some great books meant to terrify. So today I wanted to share with you the fiveContinue reading “The five best scary books I’ve read this year”

Preptober, Week Four

We’ve reached the last week of Preptober, writing fam. It’s time now for the final step before actually writing your novel.  It’s time to create your outline.  I have no time for pantsers. Those of you who don’t believe in outlines may go on your merry way. Enjoy your writer’s block and unsatisfying endings. That’sContinue reading “Preptober, Week Four”

Preptober, Week Three

It’s week three of Preptober, and it’s finally time to start writing!  I think I’ve mentioned this before, but I suggest a whole week at least of brainstorming before starting a novel. Maybe this is just my method. But my method’s gotten me four published books, so I guess it’s working for me. That beingContinue reading “Preptober, Week Three”

Preptober, Week One

Alright, it’s the first day of October. And this month is dedicated to exactly two things in my house. Celebrating Halloween as hard as possible, and getting ready for Nanowrimo.  So this year I’m going to take you along for the ride with me, in a four-week course that will let you hit the groundContinue reading “Preptober, Week One”