Tackling the Missing Scenes List

  Have you noticed how accomplishing one task brings a high, and then a lull? You actually did something and now what? Take a break or launch yourself into the next task before losing momentum? If I’m not mindful, I

Revision: Returning to Intentions for DIY Book Finishers

I’ve got a very messy rough draft of a novel, so now its time to assess what’s missing, with an eye on filling in the holes. In order to do this right, I return to my intentions for this novel,

Bootcamp Finale: Title Time

I’m back to the drawing board for a title, after my bootcamp wrap-up chat with Rhonda.I think you want something sexier, she said.Well, right…but I’m not sure I’m not going for sexy… Maybe I’m going for… more spiritual? I mean,

The Miracle of a DIY Writing Retreat & Bootcamp

This week I’m in Book Finish Bootcamp with Canadian writing coach and mentor, Rhonda Douglas. Back in 2019, which seems another world ago, my first freebie from Rhonda was a guide for a DIY Writer’s Retreat.  I’ve used it several