Dragonfly Focus

Lessons on life and writing from a dragonfly, plus a goal and a new book.

Golden Dreidels, Stolen Kisses, and Miriam

Great news! My romantic suspense short story, ”Stolen Kisses” has been published in the Holiday Spectacular. (Get a subscription to read all the holiday stories). The editor, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, liked the story so much that she’s made it the story of the week. What does that mean? It means, dear friend, that you can…

NaNoWriMo Day 19

An update on NaNoWriMo and a great source on some recent research on Vikings!

NaNoWriMo Day 15

An update on my NaNoWriMo progress and other writing progress, plus some great resources on Imposter Syndrome. And a bit of digital art.

NaNoWriMo Day 7

It is NaNo November and everywhere people are writing novels. I’m working on mine as well, but differently than in the past. I have less intensity, less sense of wanting to gnaw my own arm off to get this done than in the past. I’ve rediscovered the joy of writing by hand. And rediscovered the…

NaNoWriMo Day 4

I managed to get about 1,000 words today and have a good sense of what I am writing at last, though of course it can change throughout NaNoWriMo. I’ve been interviewing characters for placement within the stories. It’s not enough, but it’s definitely better than nothing. I haven’t written as many stories this year as…

NaNoWriMo Day Three

There isn’t much to say today on NaNoWriMo Day 3. I didn’t get any words down for NaNo. However, I finished the graphics and the last minute text changes to our large game supplement and sent it in to the publisher. Yay! Also, today is the last day you can support WMG’s Holiday Kickstarter, which…