Tag: Adelaide

Where I’ve Been…

Where I’ve Been…

Sorry I haven’t been around much lately. I’ve been busy with my new job. I’m now working as a copywriter for a mortgage company in Westminster, which means my commute went from an hour to six minutes (eight, if I hit a lot of lights […]

Writing in the Dark (Outlines, Come Back!)

Writing in the Dark (Outlines, Come Back!)

It took me about eight months to complete Adelaide. That’s pretty fast for me because it usually takes me about a year to complete a novel. I think I figured out why it went so fast… From the beginning, I had a clear idea of where Adelaide was […]

Welcome, Edie

Welcome, Edie

Adelaide is out in the world. I started querying nearly a month ago and now I’m ready to work on something else. Don’t get me wrong, if I get representation for Adelaide then it will most likely go through more edits and revisions, but for now, I’ve done […]

The… End?

The… End?

I finished the first draft of Adelaide last week. And boy, did it feel good. I enjoy the editing process of writing a lot, so for me, the first draft can be the hardest to get through. I’d kinda stalled a few months ago, not writing […]

Auld Lang Syne

Auld Lang Syne

Auld Lang Syne is one of my favorite songs. It was written by the poet Robert Burns and the phrase itself means, “times long past”. The idea of looking back on time gone is one that I think is especially important. In fact, that’s one […]

Fearing the Known: The Terrors of Outlines

Fearing the Known: The Terrors of Outlines

I know, that should say, “Fearing the Unknown.” But I’m not fearing that. In my new book, currently called, Adelaide, I’m doing something I’ve never done before… I’m outlining. And it’s making me anxious. I’ve never outlined before. I didn’t do it for papers in school […]