May 21, 2012

MCRW & the TNRenFest

Had a great weekend! Saturday I spent with the gang from MCRW listening to a great presentation from Melissa (Misa) Bourbon Ramirez, Director of Marketing at Entangled Publishing. Learned a lot of great stuff for branding myself & promoting my books (when I actually finish & eventually sell one...). I bought a copy of her book The Tricked-Out Toolkit so I'll have the information I need when I'm ready.
Sunday, my honey & I went to the Tennessee Renaissance Festival over in Triune, TN. We spent the entire day together and have a great time. I replaced an earring I lost and bought a new pair. And I found the most awesome Tweety Bird puzzle box. We watched the "Royal Joust" and laughed our heads off at the "Washing Well Wenches" show. I'm already looking forward to next year. :-) But now the weekend's over & it's time to get back to work. Happy Monday!

May 17, 2012


It's been awhile since I posted. Been busy learning the new job and working on the 2nd draft of Rebel Union. It's going pretty good and the story is getting better. I'm learning more and more about my characters and about the writing process. I'm learning to see my mistakes (showing vs telling, passive voice, etc.) so hopefully the next story is better. Rebel Union may never see an Agent's desk, but it's been an awesome learning experience and will make everything after easier. What have you been up to?