Finally back from holiday hiatus! Woops! I took a bit more time off than I'd originally planned due to some personal and work related stuff... But I'm back now and ready to post 🙂 You might notice some slight changes to this blog in the upcoming months. Weekly book reviews will return, but they'll likely … Continue reading And I’m Back!
So, hows everyone else doing with their NaNoWriMo goals?? It's getting toward the end of November, so I figured I'm about due for an update. Project #1: Finishing my monster portal fantasy Sigh... I didn't even get a chance to look at this one yet in November. It's probably going on a back burner until … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Update
Why is it taking me so long to edit this MS?! I started editing back in March (though I go sidetracked by another project that lasted into April), and I've hit the halfway mark, but it just feels like I'm slogging. I'm going to blame it on my new editing process. In the past I … Continue reading Writing Update: @#$&*$#
I'm in the middle of editing my latest work in progress and it's been a pretty overwhelming endeavor. I'm using a little different process this time around though (click here for more info!), and so far so good 🙂 I've read through my entire novel, made extensive notes, and now it's time to compile all … Continue reading Writing Update- Planning Sheets, Chapter Guides, and Character Arcs
So, this totally happened 🙂 I finished my rough draft for STRANGER THAN STARLIGHT!!! Now it's onto editing! I'm trying a new tactic this time. For previous works, I mostly edited as I went, reading and rereading sections before writing the next chapter. This worked really well for fixing plot holes early on and gave … Continue reading Writing Update aka How to Edit a Rough Draft
Hello everyone and happy almost Thanksgiving! Although I'm doing better than previous years, NaNoWriMo is kind of kicking my butt. November just seems like a bad month to schedule a hardcore writing challenge. With Thanksgiving and the associated travel and family time, that's one chunk of time gone. I'm no longer in school, but I'm … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Update!