Author Raven West

Author Archive: Raven West

I CROSSED THE WRITING FINISH LINE!!

I DID IT!!!! Vashti’s Daughter First Draft DONE!! 96,858 words, 174 single space pages. Started Sept 9, 2020 – Typed the words THE END on Feb 14, 2021! TEN DAYS BEFORE MY DEADLINE!!! Now, comes the FUN part of editing/rewrite and the rest, but not for a few days! Using a program called ProWritingAid to …

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If ya gonna dream, might as well dream BIG!!

I’ve heard about dream boards but never thought about making one until I got close to finishing my 4th novel – so, here is mine – a Pulitzer prize in fiction, an Emmy for the Netflix series, a house in Santa Barbara with a view and a cool Chevy Camaro convertible – in garnet red …

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Working WIPS with WFWA

Joined the Women’s Fiction Writers Association a few months ago and have never enjoyed an organization of professionals so much! This will be the FINAL push I need to finish my fourth novel Vashti’s Daughter before February 24 – PURIM 5781! Currently, I just passed the 85,000 word mark with only three chapters left of …

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It's Who You Know! The Podcast

Bridging the gap between Jewish leaders and those who follow them.