Monthly Archives: July 2010

First things first – Crash the plane…

“Make everybody fall out of the plane first, THEN explain who they were and why they were in the plane to begin with. – Nancy Ann Dibble” I’ve heard lots of different advice for writers.  Write constantly.  Don’t give up. … Continue reading

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52 Books by August 1st, 2011

I read somewhere that if you want to be a good writer, you should read at least 150 books in a three year span.  That sounds like a lot.  But when I broke it down, that equals about 4 books … Continue reading

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Overactive Imagination

On Saturday, my friend and I were coming back to my car from a concert.  It was really late and the parking lot was dark.  As I fumbled to push my keys into the lock, I noticed my reflection in … Continue reading

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Comfort found in dog-eared pages

Everyone has something in their life that gives them comfort.  My son has a stuffed dog.  Other people have warm blankets or special homemade meals.  I have certain books.  When I’m down or in need of something to hold onto, … Continue reading

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Book Trailer Poll

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A great way to procrastinate

I haven’t done much today.  I was going to continue editing my novel but somehow I ended up on Facebook and that lead to me watching Book Trailers on Youtube. A few years ago, I didn’t even know what a … Continue reading

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A Writers Best Friend

I read somewhere that a writers life is a solitary one.  In many ways that must be true.  It’s hard to find time for writing between my job, my son, and my social life.  I had to cut down in one of those areas, and … Continue reading

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Goodbye Sweet Lumina

Yesterday was bittersweet for me. I finally finished my novel and sent it to Staples in Ottawa to get printed.  I was bouncing off the walls when I got an email saying it was ready for pick up. I get … Continue reading

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My Summer Reading List (So far…)

It’s that time of year again. I love it when the air warms up and you can smell BBQ’s at every corner. It’s summer reading time.  So I did what I do best – I ran down to my local … Continue reading

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Lazy day in the hammock

Well, I didn’t get much writing done this weekend.  But I did get a chance to do some more reading.  I read on Carrie Ryan’s Blog that she fell in love with the Vampire Academy Books. I had picked up … Continue reading

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