Welcome back to Austen Promises! I'm sure you noticed by the title that this is going to be a looooong post! LOL I have finished writing the book, and plan to publish it within the next couple weeks, so I decided to divide the remaining chapters in half and give you half now and half … Continue reading Friday’s Race to the Weekend: Post #23/Chapters 13-17
Welcome back to Austen Promises and the Writer's Journal! ~~~***~~~ If you’re a regular follower of my blog, you know this past Monday, August 12th, was my five-year anniversary as a published author. On that day in 2014, I Promise To … went out into the world, my very first book baby. I wrote a … Continue reading Writers Journal: Anniversaries and Looking Back
Disclaimer: This is one of the posts with links that cost you nothing but that may lead to me receiving a small payment. 🙂 Today, August 12, 2019, marks the fifth anniversary of the publication of my very first book, I Promise To …. I never imagined, when I pushed the “publish” button way back … Continue reading Mondays with Austen: A Five-Year Celebration
Welcome back to Austen Promises! Last week, Will and Liz got some good news. This week, they face some drama. Pull those belts down one more time; this is going to be a bumpy ride! Rather than continue to add links to each previous post in this story, I have made a master list of … Continue reading Friday’s Race to the Weekend: Post #22/Chapter 12
Welcome back to Austen Promises and the Writer's Journal! ~~~***~~~ Do you know what a “book hangover” is? I’m guessing you do, since you’re probably either a reader or a writer if you’re reading my journal. For those of you who maybe don’t know, a book hangover is that tired dragginess one gets from staying … Continue reading Writer’s Journal: Book Hangovers
Please note: The giveaway mentioned in this post has ended! It’s that time again … I have completed another novel. 🙂 This one is called Darcy Overhears. It is 43,038 words and 216 printed pages of awesomeness, if I do say so myself. <3 ~~~***~~~ This story began as a tiny “what if.” What if … Continue reading Austen Authors October 15, 2018: Darcy’s eavesdropping, and I’m giving books away!
Welcome back to Austen Promises! I have good news! I've gotten stuck on the Thursday story and have instead pounded out the words to this one. I wrote 2 1/2 chapters this week, so I've decided to give you entire chapters, at least for a while. This story is turning out to be longer than … Continue reading Friday’s Race to the Weekend: Post #21/Chapter 11
Welcome back to Austen Promises and the Writer's Journal! This week's post is one where I talk about my faith, so if that offends you, stop reading now. ~~~***~~~ I’ve been told for years by many people that I’m too hard on myself. Maybe I am, I don’t know. I probably am. I have pretty … Continue reading Writers Journal: Are you being too hard on yourself?
I thought for a long time about what I should say in this month’s post. After a few hours of race-watching (it was a postponed race, so I was watching on Monday instead of Sunday) and bouncing several ideas around in my mind, I decided to go with something writing-related. Suddenly, I thought about our … Continue reading Austen Authors September 17, 2017: Jane Austen’s Writing Desk
Welcome back to Austen Promises and the Writer's Journal! This week's post is one with affiliate links, which means when you click I might get a small payment. ~~~***~~~ Almost everyone who knows me knows how much I love summer. I love the heat, the long days, and the sunshine. I’m not much enamored of … Continue reading Writer’s Journal: Outdoor Writing Spaces