Month: November 2017

One More Week!

Well, there are only 7 days left in the NaNoWriMo challenge. I still have a lot of work to do. I finished 38,000 words of my novel, so far, and have another 12,000 to go before midnight on the 30th. If I can keep up my current pace, and my characters are cooperating, I might […]

A Soldier Too Young

I see you standing there, trying to stay on your feet as the landing craft pitches in the shallow water near the shore of Juno beach. Who comes up with those names anyway? You’re so young, too young to be here. Your face is getting whiter by the minute. Is it from being sea sick, […]

Just Who Is The Writer Anyway?

Okay, I started writing The Man in the Black Suit for NaNoWriMo. I even finished the first chapter, and it looked promising. Then the characters decided not to talk to me anymore. So, I spent a whole day trying to figure out why. This morning, it became clear–the characters from another story were drowning them […]

NaNoWriMo 2017 Is Here!

NaNoWriMo 2017 begins today! It’s 50,000 words or bust by the end of the month! So I’m going full steam ahead with my new teen mystery novel, tentatively titled: The Man in the Black Suit. Here are the first two paragraphs–just to whet your appetite…