Practice is not about reaching a destination. I heard “practice makes perfect” early on, when I was taking piano lessons back in my teenage years. Practice was a means to an end; practice a music piece until it was known. Then I wouldn’t need to practice it anymore, except to perform it or refresh it […]
Once again, I entered November with the best of intentions, and did not come close to the traditional 50,000 word goal of National Novel Writing Month. I did create a new story with an outline, characters, and over 9000 words, and I learned a few things as well. From my time in the military, I […]
I received a critique back with some very constructive criticism. So, yay?
First polymer clay pen. This stuff is much, much different from acrylics and wood. Mainly, it can’t handle the heat.
But this is the learning process – trying things, seeing what works and what doesn’t, then applying those lessons in the next attempt.
I have chosen my own mission impossible. To complete my trilogy in less than a month, when I have less than half of books 1 and 2 done, and even then, only the first draft. Crazy, insane. Impossible. But that is the mission I’ve accepted. Part of that goal involves posting regularly here and on […]