Work in Progress

If I don’t seem to be around as much as when the new year first kicked off, it is because I have become immersed in a new book. I was hit with this spectacular idea and I just can’t let it go.

I have been a writing fiend the last while, and I have decided that writing this book is like chocolate – ADDICTING. Plot points and twists are always popping up in my head and I have to jot stray notes down on paper anytime my computer isn’t near. I’m calling my friends and gleefully giggling over things my characters decide to do.

Granted, I am still keeping things in balance with being a mom and wife, but I my fingers and brain itch for the quiet moments when the kids are in bed and chores accomplished that I can attack my book again.

I am even dreaming it.

It will be a YA novel, called the Forbidden Fairytale. I’m 13,000 words into it and counting – the fun has just begun!


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6 responses to “Work in Progress

  1. moniquel319

    Awesome Julia, I’m happy for you!

  2. Karen

    Sounds great! (And no one ever doubted you are a mom first, writer later.)

  3. How exciting!!!! I LOVE reading a good book and only wish that I had it in me to write a good novel. I’d love to read some of your work, so if you ever need a fresh set of eyes to give you an opinion let me know πŸ™‚

  4. zoo



    i kid. a forbidden fairytale sounds dangerous. like… it’s forbidden and stuff. just remember to name someone deathspork! πŸ˜€

  5. stephanie

    Can’t wait to take a look at it.

    Wish I were “immersed” in my mss right now. It feels like pulling teeth right.

  6. Wow! How exciting! Can’t wait to read it when it’s done!

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