And just like that January is gone and February is here! 2020 is off to a fast start! Reading Recap: I read twenty books during January. However, several of them were pictures books, which only sort of count. I read eleven books that I hadn't ever read before. Right now, I am only counting books … Continue reading January Recap
There are two kinds of people in this world: those who write books and those who don't. And of those who write books, there are three types of people: the pantsers, the plotters, and the plantsers. Now, you are probably scratching your head, and wondering what all of that means. Pantser, plotter, and plantser all … Continue reading The Three Types of Plotters
Writers are dreamers. We are people with our heads in the clouds, to some extent. After all, we have to be able to imagine up worlds unseen and people unknown. But writers are also normal people like everyone else. Which means that we have to be realistic to an extent. And recently, I've realized I … Continue reading Learning to Dream Realistically
Happy New Year everyone! It is hard to believe that 2019 is gone and that 2020 is here! 2019 was a pretty big year for me when it comes to my writing. In 2019 I: Started Façade in FebruaryStarted to create this website in MarchWrote 100,000 words of Façade by the end of MayFinished Façade … Continue reading 2019 Recap
Happy Thanksgiving, friends! I hope that you are having a wonderful Thanksgiving. As it is Thanksgiving, I would like to take a minute to look back and list some of the writing related things that I am thankful for this year. I am thankful for the ability to write.I am thankful for my wild imagination … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
In the secret world of writers, a word suddenly starts to float around, causing the new writers and curious, non-writer spies to wonder what this word, "NaNoWriMo", could possibly mean. Is it a time machine? A plan to take over the world? A new continent or planet? A secret mission? Some sort of dwarven word? … Continue reading What is NaNoWriMo? + Brief Thoughts on NaNoWriMo
Reading while writing is important. After all, it is a way for us authors to learn and stay inspired. Reading while writing is also a very dangerous thing to do. Various things from the novels we read float around in our brain and lurk in our subconscious. They can come to the surface while writing. … Continue reading Reading+Writing= Caution