The main reason I decided to write this post was because this was the first question that popped into lil’ Audrey’s head as soon as … Continue reading Is Your Book Idea Any Good?
As a writer currently down in the query trenches, there is no other feeling like the excitement and terror you simultaneously feel every time you … Continue reading Dealing with Rejection
So, I’m sitting here eating frozen yogurt (homemade vanilla, with at least 2 tons of fresh strawberries and a nila wafer to top), thinking about … Continue reading The Trash Bin (And Why It Should ALWAYS Remain Empty)
What??… No, please, I’m not crazy. (Or am I?) * I’ll let you ponder that, whilst I explain why plot bunnies are sometimes thought of … Continue reading Plot Bunnies And Why They SHOULD Be Loved
We all had it, its basically the mark of the writer. The… inner-editor. This well-known pest often stops writers from being as productive as they … Continue reading Ways To Be More Productive
To me, characters are essential to a great story. They make the story what it is. They drive the plot and create conflict. They need … Continue reading Creating Characters: Archetypes and Cliches
I swear this lil baby WIP does not know what it wants to be. Or maybe it is me forcing it to be something it … Continue reading Why Do Things Keep Changing?
As you near the end of that draft or near the end of that round of edits, you want nothing more than to plow through … Continue reading The Importance of Taking Things Slow
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
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
I graduated high school in May of 2016. Unlike the vast majority of my friends, I did not continue on to college. So while all the … Continue reading While Others Graduate, I Write
Camp NaNoWriMo is officially over. I’m writing this on the first day of May and I’m ready to look back on the last week of … Continue reading The End // Camp NaNo Entry #5