Category Archives: Novel

First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday – Order to Kill by Kyle Mills

On Tuesdays Bibliophile By the Sea hosts a weekly opportunity for anyone to share info about the book they are currently reading. In essence you provide the first chapter or two of the current book occupying your time or one … Continue reading

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Abstract – Daily Post – March 10,2017

noun noun: abstract; plural noun: abstracts; noun: the abstract ˈabˌstrakt/ 1. a summary of the contents of a book, article, or formal speech. Today’s Daily Post prompt triggered a though about my love of fiction writing, so I thought I … Continue reading

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First Chapter, First Paragraph – 24th Jan. 2017

Through Al Forbes of Sunday Photo Fiction fame I discovered a new weekly opportunity to join other readers in sharing some good book titled you might want to read. Each week, Bibliophile By The Sea hosts an opportunity to share your … Continue reading

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Transcript – Bridging the Past

This is for the weekly Discover Challenge. This week the subject is Transcript. I am one of those who has the knowledge of before and after the digital age. I can remember when everything was either written or in print. … Continue reading

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My Writing Goals for 2017

Ah the new year dawns! The time when all possibilities fill our tables. I particularly enjoy this time of year because I find a full tank of enthusiasm and little resistance to set new goals and dream new fantastic dreams. … Continue reading

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Writing A Novel in 30 Days – Nanowrimo2016

This is a blog post I have waited more than a year to write. Not so long as some perhaps, but long enough for me. Last November 1 I began my first attempt at something called National Novel Writing Month. … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2016 – Try, try again

For over two decades I have constructed plots, developed characters, revised, revised and revised again. I have dreamt of how my characters might look, sound, act and walk. Yes I feel I am confirmed with the disease, the one where … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2015 – Progress Report

Hello my blog followers, it is I back from the NaNoWriMo Wars! So you know I took the plunge and committed to the insanity that envelopes the writing world each November, the quest to write a 50,000 word novel in … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo – Why Do It?

I agree I might be on the edge of doing something totally insane. Okay, maybe not insane, but some kind of crazy. What is it? I am going to commit to writing a 50,000 word novel in a month’s time. … Continue reading

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If You Leave – Daily Post – 10/27/15

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “If You Leave.” Life is a series of beginnings and endings. We leave one job to start another; we quit cities, countries, or continents for a fresh start; we leave lovers and … Continue reading

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NANOWRIMO 2015

National Novel Writing Month is coming in nine days. So what, you say? Why should I care? Well it is highly possible some novel you read in the next six to eighteen months could see its beginning in the thirty … Continue reading

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