Episode 4

It has long since been established that I am working on a web series, which is what this little Episode series is all about. It is still in the pre-production stages. So far out of twelve episodes, I have written five with skeletal drafts of three. There are things to consider when writing a web…Read more Episode 4

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In case you didn’t know…

I have an Etsy shop and I would love to help y'all with your writing projects and essays. Feel free to visit here. What I do: I offer editing, proofreading, and critiquing, on both a syntax and grammar level as well as on the level of content. I also allow the option to message me…Read more In case you didn’t know…

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?)

Episode 4

Being a self-proclaimed creative, I am someone with what I'm going to call CPAD (or Creative Project Attention Deficit). Every new experience brings out a whole new project that plays itself out in my head. With that being said, just updating to say that I am currently working on three projects at the same time:…Read more Episode 4

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

Big Announcement – Again…

So due to other things going on in my life, I'm changing my prior announcement. I am going to be moving from just writing about things to talking about things via my new YouTube channel, something I mentioned before but now the date is changed and so has the link. In a couple of weeks,…Read more Big Announcement – Again…

How Not To Start a Story

His alarm went off, waking him with a jolt. Don't start your story with some guy waking up to an alarm clock, or waking up at all, unless it is incredibly vital to your story. Like, there is actually an exciting reason for you to write about this guy waking up. [Insert dream sequence here].…Read more How Not To Start a Story

Episode 2

Writing is hard. I feel like that is going to beĀ  a common theme of this blog. As I continue working on my web series, I am reminded again and again how difficult it is to write. Now obviously I know how to write. I know how to form sentences, put one word in front…Read more Episode 2