The Accidental Novelist relaunches as “writing to support my teaching habit”

Accidental: occurring unexpectedly or by chance I didn’t expect to become a novelist, and by chance I was inspired and encouraged in that direction. It was a very “happy accident,” because when I landed in this new world, it was as if all my experiences had organically brought me to this point. I took a circuitous route, but everything along the way has served me well. It wasn’t just by chance, however. I got where I am now by perseverance, passion, focus, commitment, appreciation, and joy. By choosing better habits. Those were conscious decisions (Yes, even the joy. I believe living in joy is a choice.), not accidents. So, I decided it was time to shed the “accidental” identity and make a few changes around here, because I...

Last Leg of the Blog Tour and Weekend Workout

There are four more stops on my blog tour on four great blogs. Reviews, Interviews, and Guest Posts. Guest Post Today (May 11) on 4 AM Writer I love Kate’s enthusiasm for all things writing. Review/Interview Saturday, May 12 on Dead Houseplants I snorked my coffee when I *got* that blog title. Oh, how I relate. Guest Post Monday, May 12 on Just Deb Deb is a great supporter of children’s writers and is a writer herself. Interview on Wednesday, May 16 on Morgen Baily’s Writing Blog One stop shopping for reviews, interviews, guest posts, podcasts, flash fiction and more. And now to the Weekend Workout… I’m in this odd in between writings stage at the moment. I still have not finished my Character – Action Workout series, but...