Category Archives: novel 6

The Write Side of Life Greatest Hits: 2015 Edition

Well, here we are. December 30. About ready to close the book on 2015, and along with this ending comes an inevitable flood of “best of 2015” articles, lists, and yes, blog posts. So who am I to eschew a trend! With all the tradition of the end of the year, I bring you the top 5 most-read posts from… Read more »

500 Writing Prompts: Message in a Bottle

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As I sit in the fallow zone between projects (letting novel 8 marinate and waiting on novel 6 beta readers), I find that I am itching to write. Something, anything, to scratch that existential need. Usually I say that I will fill the space with short stories, but that almost never actually happens. I don’t have a strong affinity for… Read more »

Looking Back to Augusts Past

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Summer begins to fade into autumn, like it does every year. Living in San Diego buffers me from this reality, somewhat. It is easy to let the sunny days slide away, one after another, sure that they will continue in an unabated stream. And yet, the days do grow shorter, and time is, in fact, passing. Such are the thoughts… Read more »

2014 Wrap-Up: Another Year In Review

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Well, well, well, 2015. Here we are. Together at last–or already? It’s hard to say for sure, because on the one hand, holy shit it’s 2015. But on the other, 2014 was eons long!   It was definitely a big year for me, both in terms of my personal life and my writing.   In February, I applied for the… Read more »

August 2014 Wrap-Up

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Only a couple days behind!August was A Month. I don’t quite have words to describe the whirlwind of emotions and ideas and everything. There will probably be a very introspective post next week–breaking the chain of all my previous light-hearted posts…But for today, let’s talk August numbers!I knew August was going to be low-key after my crazy productivity in June… Read more »

All About Nora: A #PitchWars Mentee Bio!

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Helloooooooooo! I wasn’t going to do one of these, but then I wanted to procrastinate, so here we are. My name is Nora, and I am a pre-published author. I am currently sitting on my couch in pajamas eating iced animal crackers and watching HGTV. And that right there pretty much sums me up. It’s noon and I pretty much… Read more »

July 2014 Wrap-Up (Post #100!)

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Update: I just remembered that this was 100th post! I was going to do something special, but this is what I did instead. Yay for the longevity of my writing blog, and here’s to another 100 posts! :cheers:First off, let me say that I know it’s Friday, but there isn’t a #FlashFridayFootage this week. With my parents in town plus… Read more »

My #SFFpit Experience

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#SFFpit is the brainchild of author/scientist Dan Koboldt. It is the spec fiction specific version of #PitMad. Basically, it is a 12 hour window where authors can pitch their books using the #SFFpit hashtag, and agents and small press editors can fav the pitches they want to see queries for. The most recent #SFFpit was on June 11 this year…. Read more »