Thoughts on Pinterest and Row80 check in

So we’re half way through A Round of Words in 80 Days Writing Challenge and thankfully I made my weekly word count goal, just surpassing the 5,000 mark. I only wrote three evenings this week though so it still feels like I slacked off. I came down with a cold on Thursday so I sort of have an excuse unlike usual, but it seems to be that I can easily…

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Special Guest Announcement and Call for Guest Posts #row80

Big News for Uni-Verse-City!!! I am almost jumping up and down in anticipation to host Marilyn Brant, award-winning women’s fiction author of “According to Jane” (2009), “Friday Mornings at Nine” (2010) and her newest release: “A Summer in Europe” (2011) here at Uni-Verse-City on 9 January 2012. She will be talking about her new book and her experiences in Brussels, Belgium as part of her blog tour for the book.…

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Goals for 2012 and Row80 Sponsor

Now I’ve never been the one to make New Year’s Resolutions, but I thought that stating some new goals for 2012 might a step in the right direction. Having participated in two rounds of ROW80 in 2011, I’m stepping it up a notch by being a Sponsor for A Round of Words in 80 Days Round 1, 2012. In the past six months I’ve learned a lot about the craft…

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The End of ROW80 Round 3 is here

Today is the last day of Round 3 in A Round of Words in 80 days. Where did I get to in the past two and a half months? Well, my initial goal was 5,000 words per week. I felt that it was doable and also I was at the beginning of my first WIP (see writer lingo definitions here) so I wanted to make some headway. So 5,000 words…

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