After a loooong vacation…

Hello all, I am back on the internet. It has been a very long and eventful year for me. Big things: I moved in with my long-term boyfriend. I got my first full-time job. I got my driver's license (after three long years!). I decided to pursue graduate school.   Again, like I said, this…Read more After a loooong vacation…

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Note to Writers

As a writer, I get stuck and I stumble over ideas quite frequently. Sometimes I'll scan the web looking through ideas for how to write. Working on my third revision of my recent WIP, I've been having some issues with how I want to write it. And so I took to the internet.  One thing…Read more Note to Writers

Setting the Setting (get it?)

Another, much later, installment of my writing series: how to write setting. It's actually quite simple, really. This is the where of your novel. Setting is actually the thing I have the most trouble with - not so much figuring out the setting on a large scale but the details. I've been better (and I'm…Read more Setting the Setting (get it?)

Drafting (as in a novel)

Obviously, I write. I do that thing where I type one word after another until my fingers bleed and my brain bleeds. And with writing comes a lot of writing better known as drafting. Write a million words, then another million words based on those million words until you have a perfect collection of one…Read more Drafting (as in a novel)

My Writing Process

Writing is different for everyone. Some people are pantsers (as in people who write through the seat of their pants) while others are plotters and plan everything before writing. I consider myself a mix of both - dubbed plantser by the writing community. Putting it straight: I write, then I plot some, then I write…Read more My Writing Process