After I learned that NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) was a thing, I've always felt a sort of pressure each year November comes. I feel like, "Well, everyone else is doing it, and it makes you a better writer, so I should be participating this year and writing 50,000 words in thirty days." But, the … Continue reading Why I Didn’t Do NaNo 2019 (And Why It’s Okay Not To)
The following is another snippet from my current WIP, Raid of the Krames. Hope you enjoy! 🙂 Cullen took his customary seat next to the other generals at the table in the knight’s meeting hall, illuminated by many lanterns set onto the walls. Sir Flynn, commander of the entire knight order, sat at the very … Continue reading Writing Snippet: Raid of the Krames
Hey! It seemed like several people enjoyed the Chad comic I posted a little while ago, so I hath decided to share some more I've done! I hope you enjoy. 🙂 The next one yes, is not about writing, but it's a Chad comic so I decided to share it anyway. XD Yes, yes, I … Continue reading More Writing Comics!
Hi-ya, everyone! Today I just wanted to share with you a little more about my WIP (Work in Progress), Raid of the Krames. It's a non-magical middle-grade fantasy story, the first in a series, and I'm currently writing the second draft. I've actually just hit 10K words not to long ago, so that's pretty exciting. … Continue reading Raid of the Krames Updates/Snippet/New Mock Cover
Hello everybody! Guess what I just made a little while ago? A writing comic strip! It's called "Chad" and it's about a kid who's a bookworm and loves writing stories. Where was the inspiration in this, I wonder? 😉 I mean, not all of the strips are going to be just about him writing and … Continue reading A Writing Comic?!
Sometimes when we write the themes to our stories, we don’t consider the vast subject of crafting our characters to fit our theme. Many times we craft them separately, first creating the theme, and then creating the characters (or vice-versa). That is a big mistake. Whenever you’re crafting your characters, you should always have the … Continue reading 5 Ways to Craft Your Characters With Your Themes
There are times when something is making you not want to write. It might be procrastination. It might be writer’s block. It might be sheer stress, or discouragement, or timidness, or world-building problems, or...anything! Whatever it is, it always feels like there’s just this weight on you whenever you think about writing. That happens a … Continue reading How to Write on a Consistent Schedule
Hello everybody! Today I have some exciting news for you! For a while now I've had two short stories available when someone subscribes to my email list. Well, it's been a while since I wrote those and I wanted to update them and rewrite them. Well, I did. Introducing the completely rewritten short stories, Where … Continue reading Two New Short Stories!
Us bookworms face many annoying moments. 😉 1: When you allude to an awesome book series that was later made into movies and someone asks you what it’s from, and when you tell them, they say, “Oh yeah! I liked those movies.” 2: When you’re watching a movie after reading it as a book and … Continue reading Top 5 Annoying Bookworm Moments
The outline of your story is done! You’ve planned all the chapters! It should be long enough to hit 50,000 words and be officially called a novel. Maybe it will even hit 60 or 70 thousand! You sit down, excited, and start writing. You write and write and write, day after day, working hard, putting … Continue reading What to do When You Can’t Hit 50,000 Words