Ania The Grouch: The 2nd Novel Blues

Lately I’ve been feeling pretty ‘bleh’. I’ve been motoring along on my second novel–thirty thousand words in three weeks is a pretty good average. I haven’t skipped a single day, but I’ve whined a lot inside my head. I’ve whined and I’ve worried and I’ve doubted myself, and it’s making me a total crank. They…

Blood, Sweat, and Determination

Six months ago, I opened up my laptop and began to write. It was the day after my birthday, only nine days into the new year, and I was determined as hell. “This year,” I told myself, “is the year I’m going to write the novel I’ve wanted to write for as long as I…

Your Ego: It’s Your Parasitic Twin

So I was initially going to write a post about people who write in coffee shops and how they drive me nuts–and then I thought to myself, ‘this is a little too aggro-specific. After all, it isn’t just the Starbucks fanboy with his Macbook Air that drives me crazy. Hell, there are a LOT of…

The More You Tweet: Win A Copy Of Seed!

Let’s face it, those of us who use Twitter use it a lot. Well, I’m about to give you an excuse to use it even more–like you need excuses. Seed’s release is getting closer and closer, and early June is looking bright. And as all authors hope, I too am hoping for a successful first…