I’ve been writing a novel for nearly a year. You can read more about that here. I’ve included a couple of excerpts here and here. I’m up to over 42 000 words but I was struggling with naming the book. My working title was a uninspiring “A Home For Peggy.” After writing down dozens of… Read More I’ve Finally Chosen a Title for my Novel
I’m writing a novel and although it’s far from the editing stage, I thought I’d share a little excerpt. You can read more about my novel here and here.
By Cathy Lynn Brooks
I admit I’ve been posting sporadically here, and mainly photographs. I’ve been busy writing my novel, yet to be named. The working title is A Home For Peggy. I wrote a little bit about it here. I’d like ideas for a title. I’m 20 000 words into it, and feel I’ve accomplished so much, yet… Read More Did I Mention I’m Writing a Novel?
I’ve discovered an app that keeps track of daily word count and overall word count. It looks encouraging as it breaks down how many words left and the daily words needed to reach your goal. I don’t usually spend money on apps but this one looks great for a little over $8. It’s called Word… Read More Handy Writing App
I haven’t had time to write lately, as my mother broke her foot and I’ve been helping her. My mind has been on a title for my novel. It’s about a girl in the 1940’s who realizes her father isn’t who she thinks he is. It’s reminiscent of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, a favourite… Read More Homes and Dreams
Yesterday I attended my third Tell Me A Story Challenge. You can read more about the challenge here. I’m happy to say that I exceeded the 2500 word challenge and wrote 2988 words. The other times I wrote short stories but this time I worked on my novel. I’m up to 13 029 words for… Read More Great Writing Day!
How is everyone doing with National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWritMo)? I have had a really busy two weeks promoting my memoir Not My Story To Tell so I have not been writing every day but I have written 10 000 words. That’s a pretty big accomplishment in two weeks. Tomorrow, I will be writing all… Read More I’ve Written Over 10 000 Words of My Novel
I’ve had a tremendous start to my career as a full time author. My book Not My Story To Tell has sold well over 200 copies and my readers are receiving the books within a day or two. I started my new novel and have written 1848 words. You can read more about my goals… Read More I’m On My Way