Time to get organized. How to write novellas while raising a family.

Blogging is fun.  I don’t make any money off it so I don’t take it seriously.  I just enjoy sharing and chatting via blogging about homemaking advice, thoughts on sobriety, and tips on being frugal and sustainable. Then there’s the book writing.  I’ve covered every angle of the homemaking and self-help so now I’ve cornered myself into the fiction.  I can no longer avoid it.  I must sit down and start pecking away at my laptop keyboard.  I need to start writing out the story ideas, the chapter outlines, diagraming the drama, creating the emotional webs of each character, building … Continue reading Time to get organized. How to write novellas while raising a family.

Becoming a self taught writer.

I’ve been writing seriously for one year and 9 months to be precise.  It started with writing Queen of Penny Pinching towards the end of a summer and never stopped.  I have written something like 15 books since then. What I have learned on my own in the almost two years is amazing and I keep learning and being reinspired all the time.  I have learned how to self-publish, create book covers, market and promote, even edit and proofread (not suggested at all) my books and all completely for free.  I had to at one point because I was cranking out the … Continue reading Becoming a self taught writer.