Writing characters can be one of the most difficult things you'll come across while writing a story. Well, maybe characters aren't the hardest thing. But creating a character who seems authentic and life-like, a character your readers care about? That's a different story! Writing great characters is very difficult. I honestly feel like my characters … Continue reading Writing Characters Your Readers Care About
You've come up with a great idea for a character. They have a background, a flaw, a strong personality, and a great part to play in your new, epic novel! You only have one problem. Whenever you were plotting out this new character, you titled them "CHARACTER NAME HERE" or "NAME". And now you're stuck. … Continue reading 5 Great Ways to Create Character Names
I think most of every writer reading this can agree that editing is not the most fun part of writing a novel, book, article, poem, etc. Now, I know that some people love editing, and to everyone who is like that...congratulations. I am not like that, and I don't really like editing. I've warmed up … Continue reading A Very Cool Editing Technique for Writers!
Hey, everyone! Well, the new year has come. We made it through 2020! I'm not the person to set New Year's resolutions. I feel like they're kind of silly and also bound to fail. Generally, you get all hyped beforehand, promising yourself you'll change and become a new person in the year to come. You … Continue reading Do You Have Goals for 2021?
Merry Christmas!!! Hurray!! Or...oh...never mind. Christmas is over. Oh well. Merry late Christmas!! Honestly, I didn't really know what to write for the last post of the year, so I thought I'd just wish you all a late merry Christmas and hope you all had a great one. This year hasn't been the best thing … Continue reading Merry Christmas! (a little late)
Hello hello, everyone!! Today I have a really exciting announcement which you all ready know by now because you definitely read the title of this post. That's right! I'm returning to my WIPs I was working on before NaNoWriMo!! Woohoo! I'm super pumped to get back into editing Frostbite and Raid of the Krames. I … Continue reading Coming Back to My WIPs!
It all began on December 3rd of 2017. I remember it so clearly: 13-year-old me, sitting at the computer, carefully setting up my blog for the very first time. I was so excited!! And now here we are. Posting every single week since that day in 2017. 8,000+ total views. 150+ total blog posts 175+ … Continue reading 3 Years of Blogging + Snippets From NaNo!!
The end of November. It is ending. Pens, pencils, computers, and laptops down. NaNoWriMo 2020 is over. Now the big question you've all been asking. Did I win NaNoWriMo 2020? When I started planning for NaNoWriMo, I was really nervous. I had never done NaNoWriMo before, and never felt like I would be able to … Continue reading Did I Win NaNoWriMo?
Hello hello everyone!! Goodness, I can't believe its all ready week 3 of NaNoWriMo!! It still feels like I just started! Once again, this post is going to be really short, because I don't have much energy to write anything else besides my novel. 😀 Speaking of the novel, progress has been going extremely well!! … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Week #3: Progress and Writer’s Block
Sorry that this post is going to be so short, everyone. I just want to say that yes, the rest of the posts in November are going to be much shorter and not quite as fun as my usual posts, due to the fact that I'm spending most of my writing time on my NaNoWriMo … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Week #2: Updates and a Cover!