It's been pretty quiet around here... The reason why? I've been writing like the wind, just not on this blog. It was NaNoWriMo! And I have to say, I think this was the best one I've ever had! I've only won a proper NaNoWriMo once before, It was when I wrote my novel Confidence The … Continue reading It’s been quiet around here…
Hey All!I'm a few days late, but it's better than never! I'm excited (and nervous) to be jumping into NaNoWriMo this month. Woo!! My Young Adult novel Confidence: The Diary of an Invisible Girl was a product of NaNoWriMo 2013. Personally, I think a great example of how an idea even one that seems really silly … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Time!
Hey Friends!I'm going to try to get back in the swing of these "My week in pictures" posts. They're such fun visual diaries for me, and with all the excitement that's been going on right now, with the book release and GeekyCon prep starting next week, Now seems like the perfect time to jump back … Continue reading My week in pictures 23-30th
Hey Guys!Exciting news today 🙂 After a ton of brainstorming, and taking a bunch of really valuable feedback into consideration. My husband Matt worked up this brand new book cover, and I absolutely love it! It just finally feels 'right' to me. and I couldn't be happier. :)From the back cover,"Comic-book-obsessed Barbara Jenkins' idea of … Continue reading Final cover art + Goodreads giveaway!
Well Howdy Everyone!How are you? I feel like it's been forever since I posted on here, and I'd really like that to change. As you can see, I've spent a little bit of time cleaning and pretty-ing up the layout of the blog, and I'm really loving it! Hopefully it motivates me to write on … Continue reading Things are happening! Books Covers & Flashbacks
I haven't written in three days. I'm starting to look at my story, and my characters, and think to myself "What's the point?" I without fail, always get like this about 20,000 words into a novel. And you know what? I never finish. I stop writing. Push it to the backburner, and forget the thoughts, images, … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Week #2
Hey CutiepiesFor the first time ever, I'm going to do NanowrimoThis November. And no, Nanowrimo isn't some rareand unusual pokemon. It's National writing month.Observe two wild Nanowrimo laughing in it's natural habitat. To get myself into the habit, I've been trying to writeeveryday. Whether it's something for my comic, a blogpost, or random ideas, Writing SOMETHING no … Continue reading Getting into good habits.