How I Lost My Pants: Plotting Murder, Mayhem, and (sometimes) Magic (Pt 3)

Last week I talked about what to do when–despite all your best-laid plans–you get stuck in a quagmire. Plot-wise, I mean. If you missed it you can catch up HERE. This week, as promised. We’re using ALL THE MARKERS!!! Okay, deep breath. Whew! I love art supplies even though, seriously, I’m the worst artist in the … More How I Lost My Pants: Plotting Murder, Mayhem, and (sometimes) Magic (Pt 3)

What to Read Next: Fantasy & Steampunk Romance

Any steampunk fans out there? How about fantasy fans? I love both, especially when they involve romance! And I’ve discovered some steampunk and fantasy romance novels I’ve absolutely loved. If you’re looking for something new to read, you might want to try… A Hint of Frost by Hailey Edwards I’m not sure why this book is … More What to Read Next: Fantasy & Steampunk Romance

How I Lost My Pants: Plotting Murder, Mayhem, and (sometimes) Magic (Pt 2)

Last week I posted about how I plot (HERE) using a journal, pen, scissors, and copious amounts of glue. This week I’m going to talk about that thing that happens when I don’t know the whole plot. You may recall that one of my points involved writing the outline for each chapter. However, if I … More How I Lost My Pants: Plotting Murder, Mayhem, and (sometimes) Magic (Pt 2)

How I Lost My Pants: Plotting Murder, Mayhem, and (sometimes) Magic

Many times over the years I’ve been asked, “How do you write?” I understand because, even after all these years, it’s something I find fascinating about other writers. There are as many writing processes as there are writers. My advice is always, “Find what works for you and do that. It’ll change over the years. … More How I Lost My Pants: Plotting Murder, Mayhem, and (sometimes) Magic

#WriterWednesday: Golden Rose Contest

Have you ever dreamed of writing a romance novel? Have you ever wanted feedback from professional authors and editors? Then now’s your chance! Rose City Romance Writers (the local Portland, Oregon chapter of Romance Writers of America) is holding their annual Golden Rose Contest. Get all the info HERE. Highlights: The contest opens March 1st, … More #WriterWednesday: Golden Rose Contest