Insert Tik Tok’s viral theme: I’ve been waiting for this one! Characters. I mean, yes, I know the setting, the world building, the politics, and all of the other important things that make a story but to me, none are nearly as important as the characters. If I don’t love or relate to characters, itContinue reading “Let’s Talk Characters!”
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How on Earth is it February already? I’m not kidding. January just flew on by! Now, to be fair to myself, I did have three deaths in the family in the first half of the month so that was exhausting but I did push through. I didn’t get my entire first draft done which wasContinue reading “February Goals”
Outlines: The Cookbook of Writing.
Hey all! Are you an author who religiously outlines before a project? Maybe you dabble in it but then go to writing or maybe you just wing it. I believe we all outline to a degree, but the idea of what an outline is is fluid. Personally, my outlines are generic. I generally write myContinue reading “Outlines: The Cookbook of Writing.”
My month is definitely off to a rough start. In my personal life we’ve had two deaths in the family, my grandmother and my ex’s grandfather so it’s been a whirlwind. A third is on the horizon, and by the time this publishes, my uncle will have likely have passed. However, that hasn’t stopped meContinue reading “January Check-In”
First Draft? More like a Dump Fest.
Did you know most writers starting out have a hard time finishing their work simply because they critique their first draft into oblivion? No, just me? Well damn. This annoying habit of editing while I write has taken a LONG time to break, and no, I’m not cured. I do catch myself from time toContinue reading “First Draft? More like a Dump Fest.”