Julie Oldham Writes

Last time, I recommended Finish by Jon Acuff.  I liked it so much, I bought one of his calendars.  I think I’m supposed to use it to plan, but I’m using...

Greetings, friends!  November was quite productive for writing, as I hit 50k on Thanksgiving for NaNoWriMo.  Some people apparently don’t know what that is, so I’ll explain.  National Novel Writing Month...

Welcome to my annual review of the Writing Excuses Conference and Retreat, aka the Writing Excuses Cruise.  I’m calling it “annual” now because I plan to repeat it every year I...

People have asked how much longer I’ll be working on my second novel, and the answer is, “I do not know, but I guess we’ll find out!”  The second novel’s journey...

Work on my second novel continues, and I’m even working on some ideas for the third one.  It’ll be set in space!  In the meantime, we have Chapter 5 of my...

Remember back in November when I wrote about receiving an Honorable Mention with a story called IMPLANTED DANGER for Writers of the Future?  I’ve submitted that story to a few places...

February Writing Only about 4,000 words written for the novel.  Why the decrease from January’s 42k?  I finished my first draft, that’s why!  The end flew by, mostly because I didn’t...

Greetings and Happy February! January flew by here, though it ended just like everyone else’s – freezing cold and covered in snow and ice. 1/10. Do not recommend. Writing January Words...

December was a quiet month coming off some exciting things in November, but it was a good month overall for writing and for life. The First Novel This novel is titled...

NaNoWriMo I decided to charge ahead with NaNoWriMo in my last post, but I don’t think I’m going to hit the 50k this month.  And that’s okay!  There are two reasons...