And Now, Draft Two

After a couple of false starts on Recovery House: Draft Two, I decided to take a few days (weeks) and research ways that other authors approach second drafting. Almost every article I read said to reverse outline! I decided to do this on notecards with colored pens and various sticky notes because I love office…… Continue reading And Now, Draft Two

Risk Management, OCD, & Poetry

Risk Management has been out for 17 days now! I’m trying to focus on publicity stuff and my progress with the second draft of Recovery House (the second book in the SUD Chronicles!) and my poetry, rather than obsessively checking the Amazon book sale rankings obsessively. Those numbers supposedly don’t give helpful information, anyway. Speaking…… Continue reading Risk Management, OCD, & Poetry

Risk Management is coming soon!

Books To Go Now publishing company (the company that has published all of my contemporary romance novels and novellas) is now publishing Risk Management, and it will be released for your reading enjoyment very soon! I don’t have an exact date yet, but we’re getting close to the end of the process, I think. I’ve…… Continue reading Risk Management is coming soon!

On Planning, Themes, & Truth

In the lead-up to November 1, I’m thinking a lot about my next novel and planning for National Novel Writing Month (NaNo). The one in queue for publication (as soon as I finish the synopsis and submit it) has a strong focus on behavioral health and chemical dependency, and I’ve decided to make substance use…… Continue reading On Planning, Themes, & Truth