Favorite Line Fridays: First Summer Read

"All I will say is that you show up for your friends on their hardest days. And you hold their hand through the roughest parts. Life is about who is holding your hand and, I think, whose hand you commit to holding." - Taylor Jenkins Reid, DAISY JONES & THE SIX and this..."I think you …

Favorite Line Fridays

"The fault, dear Brutus, is not in the stars, but in our ourselves." and, of course, "Beware the Ides of March." William Shakespeare, JULIUS CAESAR. It's possible that this play spawned one of the earliest and most famous of superstitions and "bad luck" days. I don't personally consider it on par with Friday the 13th, …

NaNoWriMo: For Those Still in the Game

If you're involved in NaNoWriMo, you've probably begun to have doubts about the words you're putting on the page. Slogging through those wordcount quotas can mean the plot is suffering, characters are wooden, and adverbs are bleeding across the pages. Yikes! But if you've made it this far--more than HALFWAY--you're doing fantastic and deserve to …

Winner Winner, NaNoWriMo, and Favorite Line Fridays

This month is NaNoWriMo. Writers and anyone in the publishing industry already know what that is, but the rest of the world? Probably not. However, the writing community is large and growing all the time. NaNoWriMo is one of the reasons. It's because of this annual writing challenge that many aspiring writers take the plunge …