Tag: Dellani Oakes
In the Midst of Madness
Finding time to write is something every author deals with. Some of us have more time to devote to it than others, but still find that life intrudes. I just spent the month of November taking the National November Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) challenge. While it’s invigorating to test my writing abilities, it also tests my…
When the Muse Strikes!
I originally wrote and posted this back in 2008. Seems like eons ago. It seemed worth updating and sharing once more. I’ve updated a few things to make it more timely, but otherwise, it’s the same as it was November 25, 2008. It was 5:45 this morning and I woke with a starting sentence in…
Write it Right or Yes, Viriginia, Mechanics Count
When I was a child, I couldn’t spell. I’m still spelling impaired and love spell check above any of the other features of my word processing program. I am, however, glad I have a good background in punctuation, because word processors are woefully inadequate there. Rule of thumb, if Word corrects your punctuation, it is…
Interview with Dellani Oakes
Interview used by permission of Second Wind Publishing and the author Second Wind: I am joined today by Dellani Oakes, author of the historical romance novel, “Indian Summer” available through Second Wind Publishing. Hello, Dellani, and welcome. Dellani: Thank you. I am delighted to be here. SW: What inspired you to write this novel? D:…
Hello and welcome to my weblog! I am a newly published writer of historical romance, contemporary romance, crime romance and science fiction. My first novel, “Indian Summer”, is available at www.secondwindpublishing or Amazon.com. For those who like e-books, it will also be available soon on Kindle. I’ve been interested in writing my entire life. I…
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