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 87: Who’s Story Is It? #dearagent #wewrite

Day 14 of Agent Search: Dear Agent; I am pushing myself to come to the page when all I want to do is avoid it. Everything that could go wrong this morning did. And I haven't even left the house yet. Where am I placing the order of events? When will things happen? Today I… Continue reading Day 87: Who’s Story Is It? #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

Day 80: Getting It Down On The Page! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 8 of Agent Search: Dear Agent, Yesterday was a good writing day. I was able to write 1 1/2 pages of a new scene. I wrote during my train ride into work. I kept hearing my character whispering a conversation to me. She was in my ear telling me, "I have something I need you… Continue reading Day 80: Getting It Down On The Page! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 77: Show Up Every Day! #wewrite

This is the last of my writing mantras... SHOWING UP everyday is truly the hardest and most important part of the writing process. Its about showing up even when we aren't inspired. Showing up when the writing sucks. Showing up when we have nothing to say. Its about sitting in front of the blank screen/page and… Continue reading Day 77: Show Up Every Day! #wewrite