Monthly Archives: September 2011

50k words and counting . . .

I think I’ve made it over the hump! Things are starting to move quickly in the story and it’s exciting to see how the plot is unfolding. I’ve had to do quite a bit of research this week to find … Continue reading

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When in doubt . . . outline!

After feeling very depressed yesterday I decided to sit back down with my story notes and break them into chapter outlines. Turns out, I have more than enough material planned to fill the next 35k words. Which means that, when … Continue reading

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Juggling, braids, and doubt

To me, writing often seems like French braiding. (Yes, I have two little girls who love to have their hair done.) Each section of the story is a piece of hair that you have to keep a grip on, and … Continue reading

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Half Way There!

I just reached 40k words on A Little Rhine Must Fall! Whoohoo! I try to aim for about 80k words per book, so this means that I am about half way done! This is where the writing gets tough. The … Continue reading

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