Weekly Musings #11

I have changed my mind a lot about how I want to publish my MLM werewolf romance manuscript, which I renamed FULL MOON RISING. At first I was set on self-publishing. I like the idea of being a maverick, I am a control freak, I get impatient and I take criticism and rejection too personally.Continue reading “Weekly Musings #11”

Weekly Musings #10

After about a week and a half break, I couldn’t stand being away from my manuscript so long and I finally started to tackle my revisions for my paranormal romance. I thought it would be hard to attain the necessary objectivity as I felt pretty attached to my characters, but I started working on itContinue reading “Weekly Musings #10”

Weekly Musings #9

My enormously exciting news is that I have finally, at long last, after five months of steady work, finished my first draft of the paranormal romance crime thriller. Clocking in at 100,071 words, it is finally done. Well, not done, because I still have massive amounts of editing to do, but considering all the half-finishedContinue reading “Weekly Musings #9”

Weekly Musings #8

I don’t know what got into me but I way surpassed my weekly target goal this last week. I am feeling a really odd mixture of excitement, trepidation and nerves as I near the end of my first draft of my paranormal romance crime thriller. I think I was feeling inspired by getting so closeContinue reading “Weekly Musings #8”


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Hi, I’m Denise Ruttan, a writer, editor and photographer based in Corvallis, Oregon. I also like yoga and I’m learning guitar.

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