Burn It Down

Anyone who knows me may think this post title refers to my thoughts regarding spiders, but I went with something far less drastic this time.  I recently reviewed The Waking Fire by Anthony Ryan, the first book of his The Draconis Memoria series.  I didn’t find the second book, The Legion of Flame, to be […]

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I win! I win!

This post brought to you by the number 50, or 50k, which is the number of words I’ve written in November.   I crossed that mark just this morning, so I’m still basking in the glory of my win.  Bask with me, dear reader. I’m not yet done with my novel.  I’d say I’m approaching the […]

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Blood, Spies, and Ships

A year or so ago, I read the Raven’s Shadow series by Anthony Ryan.  This was a fantastic trilogy that left me thinking about the characters long after I’d finished reading, so I was excited to read the first of his new series.  The Waking Fire did not disappoint. Throughout the vast lands controlled by […]

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Sit Up Straight, Kids

Last week, I told you I reached 10,000 words for NaNoWriMo.  Today, I’m happy to report I’ve hit 21,762!  I am finally out of Act I, and my character is running away.  Flee! Flee for your lives!  I don’t think it is going to work out for her, sadly.  I still need Acts II and […]

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All the Numbers

I told you there would be graphs!  As we begin this beautiful Sunday, I have 10,000 words added to my story since November 1.  That means I’m 20% done with my NaNoWriMo goal! It has only been four days, but I’ve already learned quite a bit more about writing and my novel than I did […]

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