Category: Writing

Do-Re-Mi, ME ME ME … Stuck on Me

I've been writing posts and keeping them in my drafts because I feel so incredibly self-centered talking about me, me, me all the time. Especially with everything going on in the world. But guess what? Here's another post about me. I tried checking out the Daily Prompts. There was one I liked about a mystery … Continue reading Do-Re-Mi, ME ME ME … Stuck on Me

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Juggling November

Two years ago, I wrote a blog post on Halloween night discussing whether I should take part in NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month. I did do NaNo that year and "won," meaning I wrote 50,000 words in the month of November. That first draft sucked. But for the next year and a half I worked … Continue reading Juggling November

My First Writers’ Conference- NJRW Put Your Heart in a Book Conference

This past weekend, I had the good sense to attend the New Jersey Romance Writers Annual Put Your Heart In A Book Conference (click HERE for link). Two days of writerly information on the craft and the industry of romance writing! Thought I'd share a little summary. On Friday morning, I attended an editing workshop … Continue reading My First Writers’ Conference- NJRW Put Your Heart in a Book Conference

When the Bottom Beckons

So many people say they want to write or create, but can't get started. Some start, but then can't finish. Recently, I had a conversation with an aspiring writer friend about her struggles to get started. I got the impression that she thought writing was easy for me or that I had some special powers. … Continue reading When the Bottom Beckons

Spreading Good Writerly News!

Today I have excellent news to share! I'm going to be a published author! (Woot woot! *Happy dances* and simultaneously pops Tums). Limitless Publishing will be publishing my novel, The Love Square, hopefully this winter! I've already started edits and everyone there has been awesome dealing with me, the newbie author, who has no clue and eight … Continue reading Spreading Good Writerly News!

Back to the Blog- Summer Recap

A long, shrill, continuous beep . . . a flatline . . . Get the cart! Plug in the paddles!  Rubs paddles together and places them on WOAW's metaphorical chest . . . All clear! Jess yells, as she shocks her blog alive. A quick blip . . . then another . . . LIFE! … Continue reading Back to the Blog- Summer Recap

Bold Statement of the Day- I Invented Apple Pay

I know what you're thinking: this woman has finally lost her mind. But I kid you not. I invented Apple Pay. My friend Angela can vouch for me. For those of you still living in the dark ages (not judging - I love to visit there myself), with certain newer Apple devices you can set up … Continue reading Bold Statement of the Day- I Invented Apple Pay