It’s Over! We Made It! …right? Whew. Just…whew. This month was a doozy. Illness, houseguests, a holiday…and a nearly impossible goal. How did you do? Did you draft 50k? 30k? ONE MILLION THOUSAND WORDS? Whatever you accomplished, I am so proud of you! Writing is a terrifying adventure, and I … Continue Reading →
Happy Thanksgiving, LadyNerders! Here at TLN, we wish you all a happy and healthy holiday. May you spend it with those you love or totally alone in resplendent solitude, surrounded by pie and not…serial killers.
For those of you who haven’t heard of it yet, Board Game Bento is yet another monthly subscription service but this one is for Board Games. I was skeptical from the beginning because of previous experience with subscription box services. My general impression is that the stuff in these sort … Continue Reading →
The Deep Breath Before the Plunge The middle of your novel is arguably the most important. Sure, a sharp beginning and a high-impact ending really bring the project forward, but in the middle lies your symbolism, your climactic build-up, your character development–all of the things that make your novel resonate … Continue Reading →
Around this time every November, I get a little tired. A little worn. A little SICK of my story. Netflix starts calling my name. My brain goes fuzzy and will to keep going weakens. Family starts coming into town early for the Thanksgiving holiday. I have baking to do and … Continue Reading →