Category: Writing

Character Profiles and Why They Are Amazing

Character Profiles and Why They Are Amazing

I write better when I use character profiles. I find it so, so easy to dive head first into a WIP and lose track of the details.  In Strange, one of my beta readers circled passages asking “is she fourteen or fifteen” and “I thought Ariella had brown eyes?” When you’re […]

Posted April 5, 2018 in Writing // 6 Comments //
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How Anxiety Prevents Me From Writing

How Anxiety Prevents Me From Writing

I love to write. I will do it until the end of time because I love meeting new characters and taking them on adventures.  I will write regardless of whether or not I am ever published, for the sheer joy of it. The road to publishing terrifies me. You can […]

Posted February 1, 2018 in Writing // 11 Comments //
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Is 28 Too Old to Be a Debut Author?

Is 28 Too Old to Be a Debut Author?

For the last few years, I have struggled with the idea that my ship has sailed, metaphorically speaking.  Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve wanted to write books.  I’ve written enough stories that I have my own little shelf with first draft mockups and I’ve got a grand […]

Posted January 11, 2018 in Writing // 19 Comments //
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Nolite te NaNoWriMo Carborundorum!

Nolite te NaNoWriMo Carborundorum!

I’m not doing NaNoWriMo this year.  Between work and blogging and work and family stuff and work I just didn’t have the time to commit to it properly.  And that’s okay.  I’ve learned my lesson from past years when I’ve tried to do it just as things were getting crazy […]

Posted November 11, 2017 in Writing // 2 Comments //
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