As I may have mentioned a couple of times, when I was a young teenager I created an original character to live within the Pirates of the Caribbean universe. Her name was Destiny Dalma, and she was the daughter of Tia Dalma and Captain Jack Sparrow. Her name came from the “ you have a … Continue reading Destiny Rose Updated
Well, I met my goal of 50 books read in 2020. I am actually at 55 books read so far! I have already told you all about the first 25 earlier this year, so let me give you the next 25. At the end of the year I will reveal all the “surplus” books and … Continue reading I Met My Goodreads Goal!
As most of you may know, my dream is to be a published, best-selling author one day. When I was in middle school, I learned that Christopher Paolini had gotten Eragon published when he was nineteen, and he became my hero. Over a decade has passed since then, and the closest to getting published I … Continue reading W.I.P: Writer is Procrastinating
Howdy! It's a little over half way through April. So, I thought it was time to do a check in. My goal for April Camp NaNo was 20,000 words on my novel from November. I have written a grand total of 707 words so far. I just haven't had the motivation to write on that … Continue reading Camp NaNo Check In
My career is in accounting. It took me four years to get my CPA license after graduating with my bachelor's degree. The first year of that I was also getting my master's degree while working full time. Accounting students that may be reading this: I do not recommend doing all three at once. Pick two. … Continue reading Create Stories
So we are six weeks into 2020, but I am still trying to figure out what my main goals for the year are. I am trying to have at least one for what I believe to be the important parts of my life. As soon as I share them, you guys can help hold me … Continue reading Goals for 2020
Go start yours! National Novel Writing Month is here! 20 days. 50,000 words. Roughly 1,667 words a day. Time to ration the discount Halloween candy to get through the challenge. My project this year is Golden Soul. I am also using the software Schrivener for the first time. So far I really like it. Go … Continue reading Happy NaNo!
I finally have a title! Golden Soul One of my main characters' name means empty light and I think that is the coolest. While filling out a character sheet on Scrivener: That's right. The devil's occupation is.... DEVILLING.I cracked myself up with this one. Right now the story is going to be set in Victorian … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2019 Planning Update
I know it's not even October yet, and I most likely will not be able to do much writing in NaNoWriMo this year because of finishing up the CPA exam, but I did a thing I don't usually do. I outlined my story idea before starting to write it. Okay, so it's a rewrite of … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Prep
November 2, 1982 Victoria skipped through the front door and immediately ran upstairs to get her new Barbie. It was her favorite gift from her birthday, but her parents would not let her take it to school to show her friends. Humming John Cougar’s “Jack and Diane,” she made her doll dance in the air … Continue reading A Blurb from a Work in Progress