Codename WTZ: The Music

I can’t write without music.  I know, zero surprise.  But I can’t. The first step in my writing process (after the initial idea, of course) is building a writing playlist.  For those who don’t work this way, it may seem like a diversion.  “Shouldn’t you be outlining?  Developing character studies?  Doing research?”  Yes, yes IContinue reading “Codename WTZ: The Music”

Nanowrimo 2015: Pants, Plot or Skeleton It?

It’s three days to the kick-off of Nanowrimo 2015 and as I pull together my prep notes, agonize over which characters will live and which will get nommed by zombies, I have to ask a critical question of those taking this leap with me: Are you a plotter, pantser… or a member of my skeletonContinue reading “Nanowrimo 2015: Pants, Plot or Skeleton It?”

Update: The Autumn Brody series and NaNoWriMo 2015

The leaves are crisp and colourful, the weather is no longer sweltering, and people are obsessing over pumpkin spice again.  It’s the perfect time of year to curl up in a cozy blanket and read — or, if you’re me, curl up with a laptop and write. As I prepare for my next project, itContinue reading “Update: The Autumn Brody series and NaNoWriMo 2015”