Elle James · planning · writing advice

Racing for the Finish Line!

Holy Smokes! It’s almost December and I’m not nearly done with all my goals for this year. I have about half a month to complete them. Writing Goals to complete: One Harlequin Intrigue last 4 chapters Ugly Stick Saloon Book #5 for Samhain Billionaire Online Dating Service for Self Publishing Edits for Boots and Lace… Continue reading Racing for the Finish Line!

Brinda Berry · planning · writing advice

How Planning a Novel Is Like Planning a Wedding

My husband and I recently hosted my niece’s outdoor wedding at our home.  This was my first experience in hands-on wedding preparation. My sister and her best friends did the bulk of the hard work. Still, I’m exhausted by all that is involved in creating this beautiful ceremony. It occurred to me that it is much like… Continue reading How Planning a Novel Is Like Planning a Wedding