What was the best advice I ever received?—that wasn’t immediately followed by the words “Are you crazy?”Read More #wrongwaytowrite
Fun fact: this post has been sitting in draft form since JUNE. Yep. June. That’s how nuts things got around here. You may have noticed that someone hasn’t been doing much of anything recently, at least in the writing world. My apologies. Ever since February and my last timeline update, things really kicked into gear […]Read More October Update
GAH, I’ve been trying to write this for, like, five days! One of those weeks, I guess…writers, you know what I’m talking about. It’s the kind of week where you know exactly what you want to say–right up to the point where you sit down at the computer, and then you completely forget what words are. […]Read More Timeline Update
National Novel Writing Month! Depending on what kind of writer you are, you’re going to approach this with either fear and trepidation, or the kind of enthusiasm that should really only be reserved for hot chocolate. (I have very strong feelings on the subject of hot chocolate.) Personally, I like writing off the cuff, so […]Read More Off the Top of My Head: NaNoWriMo
Anyone ever read Eragon? The entire series, I mean. Spoiler alert, by the way–I’m going to be a wee bit critical, and if you haven’t read the series, you might want to close this window right about now. Or now. Last chance. Okay, now that you’re with me, I’d like to start out with a compliment. Eragon has […]Read More Off the Top of My Head: Universal “God Mode”?
I decided to start a series on this website, where I highlight a problem that writers often face and give my two cents on said problem, without doing any kind of spell check or grammar check or sanity check. Welcome to the first post in the series “Off the Top of My Head.” I […]Read More Off the Top of My Head: The SPHISW Problem