Draft Update #2

AKA my accountability post. I've been keeping track of my word count via WriteTrack, but that's very much a solo endeavour, and I find it helps to spread it around a bit. I'm aiming for at least 50k on my first draft, which I've primarily used as a means to get all my ideas down…

Where Is My Mind?

Really dropped the ball, huh? I meant to be consistent with posts and updates and whatnot, but life keeps getting in the way. I also haven't had much time to write lately, thanks to work related stress. And now that I'm currently in-between jobs, I can't guarantee much. I've at least tried to keep myself…

Tongue Tied

"Cat got your tongue," Carolyn said with a chuckle. Meike shook her head. She got that a lot and had long grown to ignore it. It was the only response she had for quips such as "You don't talk much do you," or the ever fatal "You're a quiet one, huh". Today was one of…

Busy drafting!

It's been a while since I last updated; work and the holidays have kept me away. I've also buckled down and started getting serious with one of my books – the shapeshifter crime/mystery and yet to be named novel (it's a real work in progress). I can say for sure that I know how the…

Writing Excerpt #1

"Grandma, grandpa, your darling Laney has returned,” I screamed, arms outstretched and ready to be met with fanfare. Instead, I was met with a deafening silence. Where was everyone? From somewhere behind me my friend, Stacy, honked the horn. “Want me to wait a bit? Doesn’t look like no one’s home,” she hollered. I shook…

A new beginning

This is my first site, my first WordPress site, to be exact. Hello, world! My name is Chelsea and I am a writer, artist, bibliophile, audiophile, and devourer of all things strange and unusual. I have two books planned, one an urban fantasy and crime drama, in which most of the cast are shapeshifters. It…