Thursday, July 26, 2012

Severance is DONE. And I have a title for my third book. Maybe. Call me maybe. Actually, don't call me; that's so creepy...

Well, I'm done with Severance. I will probably be publishing it...wait for the jump...yep, this is how I keep my number of hits up...

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Prologues: Do they add anything? Waste of time? Is this title getting to be too long? Yeah, probably...

I write prologues.

There is some debate between writers (I'm using this term very loosely, meaning I apply it to anyone who comments on my writing forum) about the use of prologues. Some people think they take up space at the beginning of the book and prevent the reader from diving into the story. Others think that they provide information that readers would be unable to discern from the story. Others use them for temporal jumps. Others just throw them in because hey, it's just what you do when you're writing a novel.

Well, I write prologues. Here's why:

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Page 19 of 186 - Severance in Edit: Why I Picked that Stupid Title

You know that I'm really serious about finishing up Severance when I pass up a chance to waste my money at a casino. At this very moment I could be foolishly inserting money into the Sex and the City penny slot (because yes, I only play penny slots) and crossing my fingers that I'll be lucky enough to land on the Mr. Big bonus wheel and profit 800 dollars.

But no, I'm chilling here in my bedroom and I'm editing my book.