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)
I?ve got some hobbies that are pretty unusual. I love sewing doll clothes based on books, I work at a science museum in the summer … Continue reading Your Character is Too Different
Love triangles are common in books. Especially YA books with romance (duh). Just because they’re common, lots of people argue that they’re?clich?. 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
That’s a good question. I wish someone actually knew the answer because I sure don’t. I’ve been revising Book One since the dawn of time. While that … Continue reading How Does One Revise a Novel?
So I participated in Camp NaNo for the month of April. Not only that, but I started two weeks early with some friends. Goal for … Continue reading I Failed NaNoWriMo (and I’m glad)
One of the biggest debates in the writerly world is whether to self-publish or use a traditional publisher. I’ve just completed a blog post series … Continue reading Self-Publishing Checklist
Find the first post of World Building here! Great writers have spent years and years to create their masterpiece world! But do you have that … Continue reading World Building! – How to Create a World of your Dreams! (Part 2)
Last time, we discussed about “How to find an ORIGINAL idea in this world?” that helped us to identify our ‘own’ ideas and the ‘borrowed … Continue reading World Building! – How to Create a World of your Dreams?
There comes a time when we close the book that we are reading, and say to ourselves “Writing is so simple! you just have to … Continue reading How to find an ORIGINAL IDEA in this World?
Every creative requires inspiration. The greatest resource is unquestionably the world around us. If you are not seeing and I mean really seeing the world … Continue reading Finding Inspiration In the Details of Life