Lots of writing references out on the internet say crafting a villain should be fun. It’s the time when we can let our most devious thoughts loose… Read more “Crafting the Perfect Villain”
January is a great time to push the restart button and purge things from your life. Since I’m using this month to purge my closet, I thought I’d use this week’s post to share ideas for purging your writing.
As 2017 draws to a close, I’d like to pause for a few minutes and reflect on what the year brought and what I’m planning to bring to 2018!
This year, I decided to put the pedal to the metal on my next project and use NaNoWriMo to get my first draft off and running. As… Read more “The NaNoWriMo Finish Line”
Have you ever had someone tell you that writing fantasy is easy? We all know that’s not true. World building in the fantasy genre is an intensive and time-consuming process.
Can you imagine writing a novel before there were computers? Or typewriters? Can you imagine writing a novel completely by hand? I certainly can’t and wouldn’t want to. Thank goodness for being a writer and born in the time we live (as far as technology goes)!
So I’ve never been a big fan of writing sprints. I write with intention and with the goal of crafting beautiful sentences and phrases and building a… Read more “Operation NaNoWriMo”
As writers we are inspired by the world around us. This includes places we go and experiences we have there. As I’ve been thinking through NightWind, my… Read more “Using Cultural Influences in Your Writing”
I just uploaded my print files to CreateSpace and you can now officially own the paperback version of Withered World! As the process for my new book… Read more “Self-Publishing Lessons Learned”