As of this very moment, I have crossed over the 45k mark of my novel. I have a target goal of between 60k-65k words to end my first draft with. So, for the past few days I’ve been thinking a … Continue reading discovering “the end”
It’s safe to assume that if you are a writer you are going to purchase books about writing. I don’t think I know a writer that doesn’t have at least one! Sure, some writers may take it a bit too … Continue reading 5 writing books I love
There are so many different ways to be a writer. Each one of us is unique in our processes. Sometimes the things that you’ve been doing forever work well, and other times everything falls flat. Today I found myself pressured … Continue reading is an outline right for your novel?
Many years ago, I finished a young adult, paranormal-romance novel. It was my first completed manuscript and I was pretty new to that level of the writing world. When it came time to start editing, I felt a little lost. … Continue reading how to track character emotions
“Being a writer is a very peculiar sort of a job: it’s always you versus a blank sheet of paper (or a blank screen) and quite often the blank piece of paper wins.” -Neil Gaiman I’ve been pondering how often … Continue reading the art of brainstorming
Does anyone else feel like February just flew by? Yep, we are already five days into March! I hope your month is off to a fantastic start! I’m happy to report that I’m filled with a lovely amount of inspiration … Continue reading Shoot for Neverland: Spread Some Writing Magic
Yes. That’s how confident I am. Why? Well, it’s been one year since I started my novel. After several years of working solely on poetry, this time last year brought a novel idea, one that has been so exciting for … Continue reading dear February, I’m going to meet my writing goals