"Hi, Mary! Paula Boyd from Women Writing the West days back when. I'm Paula Renaye now. Wanted to say hello! Small world!
As I wrote above, I've been pleased with Create Space and I am so glad to be out (mostly) of the shipping and…"
"I've been publishing books since 1999 and have five books in print, three traditionally printed and two recently published through Create Space--those last two are also available in ebook versions.
I've had really good luck with Create…"
A self-confessed former eggshell walker, emotional wreck and utter failure at keeping her life from falling apart, Paula Renaye is now a certified professional empowerment coach, transformational speaker and five-time award-winning author. She is a frequent tough-love expert on talk radio shows and in print media, including Brain World Magazine, Brisbane Times, Sydney Morning Herald, Chicago Tribune, For You magazine and Glo. Her television appearances include BookTV.
Writing as Paula Boyd, author of the Jolene Jackson Mystery Series, she has won a literary award, and she and her books have been featured in publications such as, Redbook, San Antonio Woman, Romantic Times, Colorado Homes & Living, Cowboys & Indians and Mountain Living.
Living the Life You Love: The No-Nonsense Guide to Total Transformation, was recently awarded a Kirkus Reviews’ starred review and critics’ pick designation, calling it “A self-help guide with real-world value and applicability, which proves it’s never too late to grow up. ...profound, useful insights and strategies … deeply human, compassionate and supportive.” For more information and self-improvement tips, visit her website and blog at www.paularenaye.com.
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"It's great to hear how others approach drafting/revising! For my novel I had to begin with a timeline that I transferred onto index cards and pinned to a bulletin board, shifting them around as I progressed. This helped me keep track of time…"
"We also outline soem critical steps toward the ending and the ending. I see it like a director mapping out the scenes, though they may change. Also, I never quite finish a chapter so that I can pick up mid-point, which helps my train of…"
"Jumping in on the jumping ahead to the ending conversation, I do a version of this, which is to outline to the ending after I have about three chapters, so I have an idea where I'm going. I sometimes change directions, but I find it comforting…"