Return of the ninja!

First, there was Ninjas of the 512. Then, there was Confessions of a 3-Day Novelist. Now, six years later, it's happening again... The ninja is back! A new YA saga is coming this Labor Day weekend (September 2-4, 2017). Are you ready? Sign up for my new mailing list to get updates on brand new characters and the gang's secret hideout! #mc_embed_signup{background:#fff; Continue Reading...

It’s the first day of camp!

Today is the first day of July's Camp NaNoWriMo and I'm pretty pumped. Although I'm focusing on writing a nonfiction project this month, I saw this prompt in the 10 Minute Novelists Facebook group and couldn't resist... [caption id="attachment_17462" align="aligncenter" width="800"] For more prompts like this, check out TheFakeRedhead.com.[/caption] The only rule? 100 words, no more, no Continue Reading...

Try the “Sit Down and Write” Challenge, June 15-July 15

I haven't been writing as regularly as I should be, and it's getting on my nerves. So, what do I do when I need to get fired up? I join a challenge! I'll be participating in the Sit Down and Write Challenge, starting today. The challenge runs from June 15 to July 15, and it's hosted by Stories Inside. I'm working on finishing up a new book in a new series that I'll be publishing under a Continue Reading...

30 Days to My Best Me Challenge: Top 10 Takeaways

Today is the last day in the Day Designer "30 Days To Your Best You" Challenge. I've been checking in with notes on how I've been doing, each week, and now it's time to explore what I've learned. Here are my Top 10 Takeaways from this challenge! But first... the full 30 days' worth of tips: 10 – Water water everywhere [caption id="attachment_17215" align="aligncenter" Continue Reading...

30 Days to My Best Me Challenge, week 3

It's the end of the third week in the Day Designer "30 Days To Your Best You" Challenge, so I'm checking in with more notes on how I've been doing. Day 15: Review your finances [caption id="attachment_17339" align="aligncenter" width="500"] "Financial Independence" (photo credit: InvestmentZen)[/caption] This is something I already tend to do on a daily basis, because every penny counts. Continue Reading...