Is Writing a Novel a “Someday” Dream for You?

Is Writing a Novel a “Someday” Dream for You?

Note: This post was originally published in 2016, and was updated in January 2019. Are you thinking of writing a novel someday? Maybe you’re waiting because you don’t have an idea, yet. Maybe you’re waiting because you don’t have much time, right now. Maybe you’re...
How to Juggle All Your Different Writing Projects

How to Juggle All Your Different Writing Projects

Do you have several different writing projects on the go? Maybe you have a blog, plus you’re working on a novel. You also have a few short stories that you want to revisit and find markets for, and you’re thinking about trying something new, like poetry or...
Should You Keep Writing Even if It’s Not Fun Any More?

Should You Keep Writing Even if It’s Not Fun Any More?

I mentioned in the Aliventures newsletter a couple of weeks ago that I finished NaNo on 23,000 words: not all that close to the 50,000 words I’d been aiming for! So what happened? Several things: I had a bad cold, my kids were poorly, and we had a few unexpected...