I started writing my new novel on October 31st - writing over my daily goal. Yesterday, I wrote until I had surpassed my writing goal by a bit - for a total of 5,952 words so far. I will be posting my daily word count on my NaNoWriMo profile (https://nanowrimo.org/participants/elainamarie). I won't update here until … Continue reading Chasing Goals
It is summer. Eastern Carolina is a sight to behold in the summer, even more so on the coast where the air is like a sultry, sexy Flamenco. It just seeps way down deep into your bones. The light in the early evening is like this living thing. It almost breathes. Deep. It wraps me … Continue reading Flash Fiction: The Hard Way
One year ago today, my novel was published. It was a long time coming. I started writing this book so long ago. Like all of us, as we grow and change over the years, it changed too. But it was always about family, adoption, and love. To celebrate the anniversary of finally chasing my dreams … Continue reading Chasing Dreams – Book Anniversary
On Facebook, I've shared some quick, "new" fiction. One, flash fiction of sorts, can be found HERE. It's a love story in less than 500 words. It sounds like something from my Macon & Ava's story. Maybe it will go in the sequel? "He, the beautiful man of the hard way, is a challenge I … Continue reading New Fiction to Share
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Here's a brief excerpt from the sequel to Chasing Hope. You can see excerpts from Chasing Hope, here and here. To read what some of my readers had to say about Chasing Hope, go here.
I recently started a series about Beaufort, NC. You can catch up on the first couple of posts here & here. I haven't written in a couple of weeks because I have quite literally spent nearly all of my free time working on an update to my book, Chasing Hope. I switched the way my book will … Continue reading More from Beaufort North Carolina!
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