Shifting Your Way of Thinking – AKA Jolene waxes philosophical

So, I finally got new running shoes today. I'm owed a tax return for the first time in a long time (YAY!) because I made less money (NOT SO MUCH YAY), and I was in desperate need of new running shoes. This spring, like every other time, I expected to get that runner's high I … Continue reading Shifting Your Way of Thinking – AKA Jolene waxes philosophical

Things to do BEFORE You Sit Down to Write the Next World-Changing Novel

I've been working on the classes I'll be teaching at the Storymakers Conference this year, and thought it might be fun to give you a TINY peek into my Mad Drafting Skillz class. (Even with titles, I cannot be serious). Also, this got a little long... So. A few things to think about doing BEFORE you … Continue reading Things to do BEFORE You Sit Down to Write the Next World-Changing Novel

What. Is. Up.

The January 2016 edition. (on a side note, my wordpress post editor looks different, and me no likey. WHERE IS MY SAVE BUTTON????? *breathes into paper bag*) What I've READ: I re-read HOURGLASS by Myra McEntyre because I needed something swoony and fun where I knew what was going to happen. A NIGHT DIVIDED by Jennifer … Continue reading What. Is. Up.