Hi all, So it's been a week, and boy do I have an update. They say that every story is different, that you're going to have a different way about writing every book you write. And I thought I knew what that meant, but boy oh boy. In the last NaNo I participated in, I … Continue reading Camp NaNo 2018 – Week 1: Word Counts, Pantsing, and a Name Crisis.
Hi all, I finished revising, and I said I had plans, and NOW IT'S FINALLY TIME TO RIP THE VEIL AWAY! Part of the revision process was formatting my book, which was a hassle and a half, but the reason why I wanted to do it was so that I could try printing some copies … Continue reading Writing Update: LOOK IT! (On printing with Createspace)
Hi all, I'm done revising! Oh. My. GOD. I think I've made it clear that I kind of despise revising. Re-writing an entire story that took you 6+ months to draft in the first place is far from what I consider a good time, though it is a necessary step in the writing process. I … Continue reading Writing update: Done Revising! Finally! (And on What’s Next)
Hi all, My god, are there a lot of things coming out that I'm so stoked for. I thought I'd share with you all some of my most anticipated summer releases. Books, shows, whatever - as well as some news on other releases that aren't coming out for a while but new info has surfaced! … Continue reading Log #12: All the New Releases! (2018)
I just want to say, before I start, that I'm sorry I didn't post last Friday. I was sick. Also that this post turned out - ah, controversial, maybe? It's a sensitive topic, is what I'm trying to say, and my intention was merely to educate, not to offend. So, yeah. Enjoy. OH boy. Hi … Continue reading Let’s Talk Tropes – The Strong Female Character.
Hi all, It's time for a rambly post! Here's what's been going on in my life as of late. Formatting So as you know, I've been working on revising my book. I think I've fallen into a routine with it, of sorts - or at least it's not as grueling as when I first started … Continue reading Log #11: Microsoft Word, Netflix Crisis, & Ukulele Practice.
Hi all, As much as many of us would like to not admit, we cannot help but find ourselves drawn to tropes - similar, recurring themes, elements, and plot devices in the stories we watch, hear, and read. I'm surprisingly (or not) a fan of tropes, as the familiarity can draw in readers who like … Continue reading Writing Tips – Utilizing Tropes