Writing Journey

Tear It From My Soul

Beware: Rant ahead Gah! These doubt demons are killing me today! Editing book three... there's quite a step outside the line of what the story has been so far... I feel like it's true to the journey... but I know people are going to have some issues... I'm trying not to worry about it. I'm… Continue reading Tear It From My Soul

The Fool's Path, Writing Journey

Book Two has Released!

Book Two on The Fool's Path is here! Only 99 cents on Kindle! Also available on paperback through Amazon. Click the book image to get your copy. I love hearing your comments and thoughts! Scratch out a messege for me below, or contact me through my contact page (link in menu above). Happy Christmas and… Continue reading Book Two has Released!

Writing Journey

Merry and Write to you

Today's Instagram #merryandwrite challenge was: Day 18: What’s your favorite thing about your antagonist villain? My favorite thing is that Desiree is her own enemy. The adventure that is this series is her learning and growing and opening her eyes to other perspectives and personalities and how that might come together for herself. Of course,… Continue reading Merry and Write to you

The Fool's Path, Writing Journey

Instagram Challenge

Hmm... I guess my pledge to blog a little more daily went right out the other ear... But, here I am with more recaps from Instagram! As well as an update on Book Two of my Fool's Path series! Falling Forward Release... ...is now Thursday the 20th, rather than (instead of?) December 25th. That's ThIs… Continue reading Instagram Challenge

Writing Journey

It’s Not A Flowing River…

…more like trickling spittle that takes it's time to build into a drainage ditch, then a cute little creek, before raging as something resembling flow. For YEARS- I was writing a book. Really, what that meant was that I had an idea I had started but I just wasn't "feeling it" so I never actually… Continue reading It’s Not A Flowing River…

Writing Journey

The Author’s Mixed Bag

Just a quick stop to comment on the -irony? hilarity? oddity? - that is "research" for fiction authors. Today, I found myself with a tab labeled "Top 25 most beautiful yellow flowers" and another "interrogation techniques." Oh- the webs we spin and rabbit holes we uncover...  (I also have a tab open: "mixed bag" because… Continue reading The Author’s Mixed Bag

The Fool's Path, Writing Journey

Instagram Challenge

I started an Instagram Challenge this month, then thought it might be fun to share those posts here. #MerryandWrite Join along with us! Follow the above hashtag to find the daily posts. Find me @author_cmmartens Day 1: Christmas, Kwanza, Hanukkah, or none of the above I am a Christmas gal. It's my favorite time of… Continue reading Instagram Challenge