Day 120 ~ Feel All Of It! #dearagent

Dear Agent; Feel everything. Give it all away. Put everything you have into your story. Go there… really go there! Remember what it felt like to scrape your knee at five years old? When we believed it was the end of the world. We convinced ourselves that there is no greater pain than the alcohol or… Continue reading Day 120 ~ Feel All Of It! #dearagent

Day 107: Writing/Riding Tsunamis #dearagent #wewrite

Dear Agent, It is rare when I remember a dream. And this dream in particular is one I can’t get out of my mind. Its nighttime. Pitch black! I am at a house on the beach. I see things laid on the sand. Not sure if it's dead animals washed up. The water seems so… Continue reading Day 107: Writing/Riding Tsunamis #dearagent #wewrite

Day 106: Stay In The Moment! #dearagent #wewrite

Dear Agent; We are tempted to move on to the next thing. We tend to want to move away from the harder topics we're writing quickly. There will be moments that make us so uncomfortable we avoid going beneath the surface and sitting in the crap. There are moments when a subject will disturb us in… Continue reading Day 106: Stay In The Moment! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 90 : READ The Guidelines! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 17 of Agent Search: Dear Agent;   READ THE GUIDELINES! PROTOCOLS ARE IN PLACE FOR A REASON! As a writer who works hard to see her work published in the world, I have a new found respect for the validity of those words and those who read MY WORK. Read the guidelines. When the… Continue reading Day 90 : READ The Guidelines! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 89: Don’t Stop Writing! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 16 of Agent Search: Dear Agent; Some writing days really suck! Some days you just want to quit! Some days the character's piss you off. The world pisses you off. Life pisses you off. Sometimes writing just pisses you off. I don't know one writer who says, "everyday I wake up loving my writing… Continue reading Day 89: Don’t Stop Writing! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 88: My Hero’s Journey! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 15 of Agent Search: Dear Agent; While I was in Costa Rica I received incredible feedback about my main character and a secondary character I am writing. As I shared short excerpts of the story, I introduced the writers to the worlds of both my significant characters and their journey. They pointed out to… Continue reading Day 88: My Hero’s Journey! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 86: Everything In Our Story Happens For A Reason #dearagent #wewrite

Day 13 of Agent Search: Dear Agent; Today I am having a rough day. I am pushing myself to come to the page. It's much easier to turn on the TV and watch Supernatural all day. My neck is tense. I have a slight headache. But I am here. I am present. I am writing!… Continue reading Day 86: Everything In Our Story Happens For A Reason #dearagent #wewrite

Day 85: Writers Technique! #dearagent #wewrite

  Day 12 of Agent Search: Dear Agent; What an amazingly productive Monday morning! I have already written six pages and started two new scenes. I’ve completed half of my to do list and am feeling pretty damn good about myself. This weekend I started the Pomodoro method and I must say that working within… Continue reading Day 85: Writers Technique! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 83: Fantastic Advice On Writing The Plot! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 11 of Agent Search: Dear Agent, I'm too excited to keep reading. I am currently in the process of slowly and carefully studying Anne Lamott's, Bird by Bird. The first time I bought this book was over ten years ago and I never opened it. Actually, I have NO IDEA where that copy is. So… Continue reading Day 83: Fantastic Advice On Writing The Plot! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 82: A Writers Goals & Sacrifices #dearagent #wewrite

I read the most beautiful article today sent to me by my beloved partner. (See image below) She sees how hard I work and the daily goals I set for myself. There is much I want to achieve. Thank you my love for seeing the achievement of my goals with me! "Note to self from Octavia Butler,… Continue reading Day 82: A Writers Goals & Sacrifices #dearagent #wewrite