Letter to Donald Trump for Help in Fleshing Out a Character within My Fiction Novel

November 15, 2016 Note to readers: the following letter was originally written in August 2014. It has nothing to do with current politics. It was never mailed. You are welcome¬†to share your thoughts on my questions. I’ve spent 2 1/2 Nanowrimos on this fiction novel so far. I wasn’t able to participate this November and sorely miss the opportunity. But I do want to thank all the writers over there for their help during previous years. Here was/is my “working title and cover.” It’s just something, you know, something. I kept this letter to Donald Trump within my notes because … Continue reading Letter to Donald Trump for Help in Fleshing Out a Character within My Fiction Novel

NANOWRIMO 2015: What is it to you?

I’ll tell you, those of you who don’t already know, what Nanowrimo (Nano) is. I want you to know what people are talking about and I’d love it if you, all you readers, participated in it this year. Nanowrimo equals NATIONAL NOVEL WRITING MONTH. November is the designated month for novel writing. Now you know.There is a challenge at Nanowrimo.org for writers to reach a goal of 50,000 typed words towards their novel during November. The participants provide a vast amount of accumulated knowledge and encouragement to help each other do that. Go ahead and visit Nanowrimo.org to learn more. … Continue reading NANOWRIMO 2015: What is it to you?

The Home Office: Fall Clean Up

I’d like to welcome you to my office. The doorway frame remains unfinished–another project for another day, but come on in. My post have been few and far between these last few months. I worked so hard on book edits and formatting that I experienced severe eyestrain and made a visit to the eye doctor. A pair of new glasses should arrive sometime next week. And, Lord knows, there were ample household projects to separate me from the computer for a while, such as cleaning and reorganizing. September and October have been my months for cleaning and organizing the household … Continue reading The Home Office: Fall Clean Up

Editorial Calendars

This is for Day 4’s assignment:Give ‘Em What They Want. Looking at my Insights page, I see that (so far,) my readers frequent my pages on Writing, Life Stories, and Photography. I think I’m on the right track for my readers. Yet in giving my readers what they want, I’ve come up with a few ideas. I made a blogging calendar in Excel. It’s from Aug. 2015 through Dec. 2016. Here’s a shot of it for August. I have yet to fill in any blanks, including dates, or pasting the template in the other months, (with little graphic changes for … Continue reading Editorial Calendars