Tag Archives: Wordcount

The long and the short of it

How do you decide whether to write a novel, or a novella? I started a novella. I was dead set on it being a novella. I finished it at 28,000 words. Then I read it. And then I realized… it's … Continue reading

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Arriba, Arriba! Andale!

A few months ago, one of my critique partners asked the question “How fast do you write?”

She was new with us at the time, but the post raised some interesting questions. (And answers.)

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Challenge yourself

Or get challenged by a friend. It doesn’t matter what form the challenge takes. It could be wordcount. It could be a scene. It could be dialogue. It could be character description. You name it, you can make a contest … Continue reading

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Keeping at it.

I’m working on the next novel, while I peddle the completed one. No matter how disheartening the rejections are, it will not deter me from putting fingers to keyboard. I write in my head all the time. There isn’t a … Continue reading

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