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Art + Writing + Design = My Story

I’m working on the cover for my newest novel “The Illuminiers.” This is my illustration of my main character, Morgan Fey Achron. Drawing is a great diversion from endless editing, and it allows me to add art into my written works. I’m not sure if I would ever be able to release the creative reigns of my project to a team of designers. Since I’ve been a graphic and web designer for over a decade, and an artist/writer since about the age of ten, adding my own visual interpretations to a story I’ve written comes natural to me. It’s...
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NaNoWriMo 2012 Winner!

At around 8:45 p.m. Eastern Time November 30, 2012, I validated my word count and became a National Novel Writing Month winner. At 51513 validated words, I admit I am feeling very accomplished – and just enough inspired still to post this to the blog. I admit I had some doubts that I could churn out a novel in one month, because last year was a flop. This year, I thought, maybe, just maybe I can do it.The beginning was easy, I felt INSPIRED! The middle found me losing my train of thought. This point was difficult because I kept on feeling that the novel was becoming...
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National Novel Writing Month

I am participating in Nanowrimo. I failed to do this last year, but this year, maybe, just maybe I can do this. Wish me luck! ~ P Update: Okay, I am in the home stretch and it looks like this novel is going to be in its rough draft stage by the completion of this month. I have under 10K words to go to reach the goal of 50K. I do have a feeling that by the end of December, it will be around 100k. I have the plot ironed out, most of the logistics and 3 chapters to go. Although I admit, I have even grander aspirations so I need at least another 30k. This thing may be epic,...