Here we are, April 1st. The first day of Camp NaNoWriMo. It’s 6:44 PM. and I have written a grand total of… Continue reading “Camp NaNo Day 1: Blocking out the NOISE”
It’s almost April, and that means we’re just days away from the start of Camp NaNoWriMo. NaNoWriMo, for those of you not in the No (sorry, couldn’t help it), means National Novel Writing Month. Continue reading “Camp NaNo, Here We Come!”
Music is a large part of my life. It always has been, from the moments that I was a very small child singing hymns at the top of my lungs (not necessarily at church, either). So, it’s only natural that music should also play a large role in writing for me.
Music helps me focus when I write, but music also provides me with inspiration. Currently, I’m working on a manuscript (The Soldier’s Wife). I was looking for a name that started with “B”, and I hit on Barbara. I didn’t really like the name Barbara, though, because I didn’t feel like it fit the emotional maturity of my character. And then it hit me… Barbara Ann. Continue reading “Music & Writing: Barbara Ann”