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!
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November 1st. It began. I was really nervous to start NaNoWriMo. 2,000 words a day? But not just 2k a day. 2k a day for THIRTY WHOLE DAYS?? However, I've been writing for several years, and written several novels. No, I've never written a novel in a month, but I felt confident that I could … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Week #1: First Timer
Hello hello everyone! Last week I showed you all the drawings I did for Inktober. But I've also been doing writing for the Inktober prompts this year! Everyday I've written a snippet for the prompt. Now, I didn't really want to jump around with characters etc., so I decided to create a group of characters … Continue reading Inktober Pt. 2: The Writing
Hello hello, everyone!! Well, Inktober is almost over. And I've done every single day!! However, I think it would be a rather long and boring post if I showed you every drawing I've done. So I'm going to just show you some of my favorite drawings from Inktober that I've drawn so far! Hope you … Continue reading Inktober Pt. 1: The Drawings
What's up, everyone? I'm really excited about today's post, because I am officially announcing something exciting! Well, I've kinda all ready announced it by the title of this post. 😉 Yep, you guessed it! I'M PARTICIPATING IN NANOWRIMO 2020!! Yeee! I'm so excited! Ever since I started writing seriously I've heard of NaNo, but I've … Continue reading I’m Doing NaNoWriMo!!
Hey, everyone! Recently, with both of my WIPs being alpha read, I've been writing a lot of poetry. One style that I've found to be really really fun has been haikus. So here are three haikus for you guys! Enjoy! Candle: A gleam in the dark, a small light of happy hope let’s all be … Continue reading Candle: A Haiku, and two more
So you're writing a novel. Or maybe you're simply planning your novel. But you can't figure out the right name for it. There could be so many titles! Should you use a short title or a long one? Should it incorporate the made up names you've created or would that be too confusing? How do … Continue reading How to Title Your Novel
The day is light, warm, bright, friendly, welcoming. Bees gather and swarm. ~ Butterflies flutter through the dappled sunlight. Flowers bloom, fresh and new. ~ It is when the night comes when the joy disappears, and cold seeps in, chills, numbs. ~ The animals scurry away. Fear grips them all, at the disappearance of day. … Continue reading Poem: Lights in the Night
Failure hurts. You attempt something, and you don't successfully complete what you tried. But I just want to say--that's okay. Failure is one more step to success. You tried, you didn't complete what you tried, which means you can now learn from your failure and try again. Here's a quick secret (which isn't actually even … Continue reading Embrace Failure
Hey, everyone! Today I wanted to talk about the differences between Tropes and Cliches. I feel like some people don't take the time to figure out exactly what these are, and assume that they're the same thing. That is definitely not true. So let's jump right in! What is a Trope? A trope is a … Continue reading Tropes and Cliches: Which to Use in Writing?