Something that every write experiences while working on a project is the attack of a shiny new idea. Whether it is a dream, or something inspires you while you are driving down the road, one way or another you will have an amazing idea for a new story, but what are you suppose to do? … Continue reading Attack of the Shiny New Idea
This week I decided to talk about something that has been plaguing me the last couple of months. It’s something that I think most writers deal with at some point in their writing careers, and that is the writing slump. Now before you click out, let me say that there is a difference between writer’s … Continue reading Conquering the Writing Slump.
So march turned out to be a pretty bad writing month for me. I only managed to write just a little over 4,000 words, putting my current work in progress just under 15,000 words. I am not to worried about this however, since there was a pretty good reason as to why I didn’t get … Continue reading March Wrap Up and April Goals
Hello, everyone! So I came across this tag after watching Kim Chance’s video over on YouTube (which you can check out by clicking HERE if you haven’t seen it) and decided to give this tag a shot myself. Get ready to learn more about my life as a writer. 1. What do you eat or … Continue reading The Writer’s Life Tag
Since I did a Top 5 Wednesday Prompt on Sunday, I decided to take a crack at a different prompt this week. Word Bound is a weekly writing prompt created by Kristina Horner and is focused on getting people to write more, something that I desperately need to do myself. This is actually an older … Continue reading Embarrassing Stories I have Written.
So when I posted my writing update a few weeks ago, I mentioned that would be doing a post about my word count tracker, and here it is. Be forewarned, it is a pretty short post, but it is also a pretty simple tracking method. So as I mentioned before I originally got this idea … Continue reading How I Track My Writing
So we are now just halfway through February and I figured that now would be as good a time as any to update you on how my current work in progress is coming along so far. To start off my current project is a young adult high fantasy novel in the same veins as Eragon, … Continue reading February Writing Update
I have always preferred plotting my novel by hand, finding that the ideas came to me a lot easier when writing with pen and paper. I used those large 5 subject notebooks to jot down all of my ideas from character profiles to plot ideas; however, I always ended up with a mess that was … Continue reading My Writing Bullet Journal
Now we are getting into the nitty gritty. We have collected all of our ideas by either brain dumping, brain storming, or both; now, it is time to put all of that information into an outline that we can use as a map during our NaNoWriMo adventure. The only problem with this is there are … Continue reading NaNoPrep #2: The Outline
Yesterday we covered brain dumping, which is the act of taking the ideas from your brains and placing them down onto paper for later reference; but, what if you don’t have any ideas, to begin with? Perhaps you didn’t generate enough ideas during your brain dumping stage leaving you little to work within your outline. … Continue reading NaNoPrep #1.5: Brainstorming