I'm doing NaNoWriMo again this year! (If you don't know what NaNo is, here's a post I did a couple years ago about it) This will be my fourth NaNoWriMo and my sixth novel. And I'm taking a completely new approach to writing it. In the past, I have always outlined my novel. My outlines… Continue reading I’m Doing NaNoWriMo + A Tiny Bit about My New Book
No, it's not a book. But, if you're signed up for my newsletter, you might remember how I mentioned that I submitted to Havok and might have some more news about that? Well, the news is that both of the stories I submitted to Havok were accepted, and are getting published in November! My first story Mission: Babysitter is… Continue reading I’m Getting Published!
Writing Resources are sort of like book reviews, except that they're about non-fiction books related to writing! And todays's Writing Resource Highlight is Adorning the Dark by Andrew Peterson. *cover and synopsis from Goodreads* Making something beautiful in a broken world can be harrowing work, and it can’t be done alone. Over the last twenty years,… Continue reading Writing Resource: Adorning the Dark
Wow! I haven't done a writing update/monthly recap post since October! Sorry! Now, even though I haven't an update on my blog, I have been keeping my newsletter subscribers up to date on my writing happenings. If you want to make sure you don't miss out on any of my writing news, make sure you… Continue reading Writing Updates/ May Recap Pt. 1
First off, if you don't know what NaNoWriMo is, I wrote a post last year write before NaNo explaining what it is and some of my thoughts about it. You can read that here. So, like I've said in that post and in my post about doing Camp NaNoWriMo, I really love NaNoWriMo because of… Continue reading Why I’m Doing NaNoWriMo, Despite the Odds of Failure
It's that time again! You all now get to learn the facts about my newest project! (And in case you missed it, this project is untitled, so I'm referring to it as Rowan's story. You'll learn why). Also, I'm sorry for falling behind on posting. Again. *deep sigh* But now let's talk about fun stuff,… Continue reading Facts about Rowan’s Story!
I know that I have been technically working on Story Teller for a long time, even though I started writing it in April. And you all have gone about a year without knowing what this story is even about. But that all changes now! Yes, I am sharing the facts about Story Teller today! Story… Continue reading Story Teller Facts!
Writing is a dangerous business. And I don't mean dangerous in the fact that you have to know all sorts of weird, random facts, like how long a person could be knocked out, or that you might have to ward off crazy fans. I mean that writing is dangerous because it can be physically dangerous.… Continue reading The Dangers of Writing
Every creative art seems to rely on inspiration and the muse. However, the muse doesn't always strike, and burn out and a lack of inspiration are very real. They can cripple your writing. Thankfully, I haven't really had to struggle with burn out much. But I have in the past. One time I experienced a… Continue reading Ideas for When You Burn Out
This past April, I did Camp NaNoWriMo. If you've been around here, you'll know that before April, I was busy-ish with school and hadn't been really writing. When I decided to do Camp NaNo, I saw it as a way to help me get back into writing. Now, starting to write when you haven't been… Continue reading Don’t Settle in Your Writing Goals