Hey, everybody! I’m new to the TAJ team (and to blogging in general…) so bear with me here, and I hope you enjoy the post! … Continue reading The Miraculous Plot Schedule and How to Use it Wisely
It is offically summer for most of us! Schools out, and now we have all of that extra time to finish that book..only we don’t … Continue reading Summer Writing Program?!
Have you ever been reading a book and came across an amazing scene? You know, a scene that makes you laugh so hard that you … Continue reading Creating Hilarious Scenes in Your Novel
If you’re not having fun, then you’re doing it wrong. I cherish my time working on a first draft because honestly, anything goes. Do you … Continue reading First Drafts Should Be Fun
Love triangles are common in books. Especially YA books with romance (duh). Just because they’re common, lots of people argue that they’re cliché. While I agree … Continue reading Why I Don’t Hate Love Triangles
We all know that the Internet has quite a few benefits when it comes to writing. But researching and blogging are not the only ones … Continue reading How to Correctly use the Internet as a Writer
I’m a goal oriented person. I work best with a deadline and a list of goals that I want to accomplish. Since today is the … Continue reading Creating Monthly Goals
Hello, fellow earthlings. Before we venture into these glorius discoveries, I must first state that this is not a physics lesson. Even if the definition … Continue reading The Law of Conservation of Energy
I don’t know about anyone else, but I love astrology. I can research and study it for hours and I know my birth chart inside … Continue reading Exams.
I’ve seen this question come up several times. Since I’ve made it to the other side of editing once with my published novel Martin Hospitality, and … Continue reading How Do You Know When To Stop Editing?
(First of all, I want to say Hi! I don’t know if any of you noticed, but I haven’t posted anything or been active here … Continue reading My editing process in steps
A few weeks ago, when I began binge-watching Daredevil, a couple episodes in they introduced a character named Wilson Fisk. Being a pretty big superhero … Continue reading Grey Villains are Good Villains