Category: Amanda’s words

NaNoWriMo 2016 Recap

Posted December 6, 2016 by Amanda Shofner in Amanda's words
NaNoWriMo 2016 Recap

In November, I participated in NaNoWriMo. It went great… until it didn’t. I don’t think I’m alone in saying that November was a rough month. I started off strong with 25,000 words within the first two weeks. Then everything fell apart. Ha! But I ended the month with 40,000 words, which is no small amount! […]

What Mel from Redemption is thankful for

Posted November 24, 2016 by Amanda Shofner in Amanda's words
What Mel from Redemption is thankful for

Hey everyone! Mel, here. You may not know me, but you’ll find me as the lead (YES, LEAD, because Ian refuses to participate in this list-making torture, so I can say whatever I want) in Amanda Shofner’s book Redemption. She asked me to pop by today to talk about what I’m thankful for while she’s […]

ICYMI: A Veiled Truth and One Night

Posted November 8, 2016 by Amanda Shofner in Amanda's words
ICYMI: A Veiled Truth and One Night

If you follow me on Twitter, you might know that I’ve talked about updating my blog. About a year and a half ago, I merged my content from The Path of Least Revision with this website. It was a fantastic idea. Unfortunately, it left me with a lot of messy content. I recently decided to […]

The most grandest of NaNoWriMo plans

Posted November 1, 2016 by Amanda Shofner in Amanda's words
The most grandest of NaNoWriMo plans

In case you haven’t looked at a calendar recently, allow me to tell you the date: November 1st. To the writing community, that signals the beginning of NaNoWriMo, the month of novel writing. And given that I haven’t devoted a blog post to discussing my projects or what I’m writing on since JANUARY (ouch) (*blushes*), […]

The Hunted in The Huffington Post!

Posted July 6, 2016 by Amanda Shofner in Amanda's words
The Hunted in The Huffington Post!

It’s no secret that I’m proud of being indie and self-published. So I was delighted (and incredibly honored) to find The Hunted (the complete series!) listed in The Huffington Post. In the article, Katie Li interviews Jenny Bravo about her challenge to read indie books in 2016. Jenny shares what she’s learned about only reading […]