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Writing Prompt #5: Would you like fries with that?

Today’s Prompt: “Would you like fries with that?” My 100 Words: Eddie stared at the girl on the other side of the counter as her empty gaze scanned the menu. “So, does the calorie count include the bun?” she asked, her voice accented with several ‘ums’ and ‘likes’. Dear God above. What did I do […]

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Grammar and Me

Note: I was worried about not writing enough for this blog and then realized that it doesn’t have to be very long. This one is short and sweet.   I suck at grammar. Always have. I didn’t get it in high school and in college I had completely given up because I still couldn’t get […]

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Writing Prompt #4: Today’s Horoscope: Your prized possession will end up in someone else’s hands

Today’s Prompt: Today’s Horoscope: Your prized possession will end up in someone else’s hands. My 100 Words: Madeline shook from head to toe as she overturned another piece of furniture. “It was just here,” she said between choking sobs. The snot running down her throat made it more difficult to breathe as she tore the […]

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Writing Prompt #3: That’s what happens when you follow your heart

This one turned out a little weird, but as always I had fun writing it. Today’s Writing Prompt: “That’s what happens when you follow your heart.”  My 100 Words: She squatted down behind the bushes, her leg extended and jittering in place. With a furrowed brow she watched the log. Inch forward like a slug […]

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The Summer of Whedon

Buffy and Firefly A couple of summers ago I discovered “Buffy” on Netflix. Needless it was a good few months that year. I then went on a rampage and started watching everything by Joss Whedon and have been a huge fan ever since. This spring/summer I’ve decided to revisit both Buffy and Firefly for two […]

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Writing Prompt #2: The Devil’s Name Was Fred

Today’s Writing Prompt: The devil’s name was Fred. My 100 Words: The prim British man shuffled through the filing cabinet next to his desk. I blinked again at the gold name plate staring back me. It said ‘Fred’. I cleared my throat and asked, “What happened to Lucifer?” He shuffled through cabinet’s contents, not looking […]

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First Draft and iWriteNetwork Retreat!

(I apologize in advance for the GIF craziness in this post. But sometimes a GIF really is worth a thousand words. Now onto the important part:) IT’S FINISHED! For those of you who aren’t up to speed, I’m talking about my first draft of my novel. You ready? Here’s how it went down.  The Retreat I got […]

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“Wonhundred Wednesdays” Writing Promt #1

I’ve joined in with a bunch of other women over on the iWriteNetwork’s Facebook group to participate in a writing prompt every Wednesday. Yeah! I’m excited about this because it means that I’ll have to post something every week. The goal is to take the prompt and write a 100 word story around it. I […]

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Why didn’t I do this before?

Ick. I hate schedules. I, like a lot of other people, suck at sticking to them. I’m also ADD and any sort of organization or plan that I approach becomes an uphill battle. I’m not good at keeping things straight or sticking to something. Developing a routine is a pain in the butt. But in […]

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Freaking Out Starts in 3…2…1…

New post on the new(ish) blog*! So, my first ever manuscript is almost complete. I get to go to a writing retreat this upcoming week put on by iwritenetowork which I’m pretty stoked for! But today I got to attend Writing for Charity and received amazing feedback from author J. Scott Savage (if you haven’t read […]

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