Under Construction

I’ve decided to treat my writing like a profession. Imagine that. I’ll show you my Project Planning Worksheet next Wednesday with what I’m working on, time projections and some of the “small” steps to the finished products. This past week: I wrote 250 new words each day using the WRITER IGNITER prompt generator at diy …read more →

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New Year’s Day, Delayed

Happy New Year. It’s 2019 and I intended to post this 3 weeks ago. Life bullied its way into my consciousness and I let it derail me once again. I’m shooting for extra-small, mini goals and super-duper, huge goals. These choices are based on the opposite poles of goal setting theory (baby steps vs. 10X) …read more →

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Zero Moment

Everything is story. Read Origin of the Species on my blog where I answer the question, “How did you become a writer?” If you are interested in joining me on my DIY MFA Journey, check out the DIY MFA BOOK CLUB and the book, DIY MFA Book.

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diy MFA

                              This officially marks the start of my personal MFA journey. To find out more about this do-it-yourself program, check out THIS SITE. I will be posting about my experiences related to this and other writing projects, so keep coming back. …read more →

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Dreams: Saying Yes and Saying No


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This Week’s Plan

I am working on the second draft of my synopsis for Revena’s Revenge: not a pretty love story. The first draft was ok, but too short. I’m using a questionnaire that’s an amalgam of a couple I found online to help me gather all pertinent information. If it works out, I’ll share. In the meantime, …read more →

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New Look

I hope you like the new look of my author website. I will be posting updates here about my journey to the publication of my novels. I’m currently shopping Revena’s Revenge: not a pretty love story to agents.

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One Place

I am consolidating my posts. Come find me HERE at my main blog. http://goldennib.blogspot.com/ THIS is my official facebook page https://www.facebook.com/vanessa.v.kilmer.official contact me via email at vanessavkilmer at gmail dot com

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Names and Sentences

My current WIP has to be done by the end of March. Yes, this March. March 31, 2013.  When you stop laughing, we will move on. I am working on the first book in a series. I am using Holly Lisle’s How To Think Sideways to get this done. It helps. It really does. The …read more →

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13 Chapter Titles for tSLBoM

Thirteen chapter titles for The Salt Lover’s Book of magic and their general themes. Salt the wounds – healing With a grain of salt – tranquility Worth it’s salt – wealth Back to the salt mines – career Salt of the earth – friends Salt it away – prosperity Salt Lake – scrying Don’t spill …read more →

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