My Word Count and My BMI

It's been a while since I've done a post about writing, so here goes. For the past month, thanks to my husband going to a couple of camps, I've written a ton. After I'd finished my first book, Persuasion, I couldn't believe that I could have as much fun with any other novel. Well, I guess my books are like my children because I love this one as much as I loved the last one. I'm now writing the final chapters, and I'm totally in love with the characters. I cannot stop writing.

Last year, when I started along the path to publication, I didn't think I had a lot to learn about writing. (Yeah, I'm humble like that sometimes.) Little did I know. Once I got published, started going to conferences, and read a lot of the reviews of my book, I decided I still have a lot to learn. My voice is about the same as it was last year, but I've tweaked a lot of little things. And I am still learning.

The only bad part about writing so much is that my weight has been creeping up all month. I don't know how other writers do it because most of them write more than I do and still stay skinny. Obviously they aren't sitting at the computer with a box of chocolates. Not that I'm doing that . . . although I've downed a lot of Chocolate Cheerios lately. I love those things. Maybe if I did some jumping jacks instead of reaching for the cereal. Hmmm.


  1. Too bad typing doesn't burn more calories. :)

    I'm really looking forward to reading your next novel. Keep up the good work!

  2. My BMI was shot before I started writing so it's all good. I can't wait to read your next novel!

  3. Thanks, Andrea and Mary Ann,

    You two are on my list for beta readers if you're still interested. I'm hoping to finish my revisions around the middle of July.

  4. Rebecca, I just finished reading Persuasion and loved it! You are a gifted girl!

    1. Thanks so much, Monica. Writing can be so intimidating. I appreciate your encouragement.


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