Nice to meet you.

I’m Charlene, otherwise known as Charlee Chance.

In 2015, I became a full-time mother and freelance writer. I spend most of my time overseeing the Barbarian Horde that is my family.

This blog was created because of my love for writing fiction and I can’t wait to share it with you.

It’s the final (72 Hour) Countdown!

Whew! What a marathon it’s taken to get to this point. I’ve finally, FINALLY, submitted my debut novel as an e-book on Amazon Kindle. 12 chapters, 65,000 words… I’m relieved as well as fearful. I’ve scoured over the text, spell-checking and honing grammar as to not get pummeled by internet English majors and Monday-Morning Authors.…

Twitch Writing Community

Did you know that Twitch has a tight-knit writing community? I had no idea until just recently and I’ve been watching my favorite gamers stream on the platform for years. A few weeks ago, I stumbled across an online article written by author and streamer Scott Wilson on the Writers Digest website that discussed how…

Texans vs Snow

I’m a Houston native, therefore, I’m not used to copious amounts of snow and ice sticking around for almost a week outside of our brick home. I’m definitely not prepared to drive my vehicle on a skating rink and with days of freezing rain, snow, and plummeting temperatures, that’s exactly what our roadways were.

Letters to my Editor

Per my editor’s request, I’ve compiled several of the messages I’ve sent to her over the past month. She says I’m funny and my readers would enjoy getting inside the head of a writer. My needy tail is still preening from the fact that she describes me as being funny. 01-27-2021 Michelle, I’ve been reading…


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