Happy New Year! Last year I shared all of my writerly goals for 2019, and they were...ambitious. I didn't exactly complete all of the items on that list (still no manuscript of Undersong...) but I accomplished a lot and I'm quite proud of myself. Dark and Deep/Wood of Ash and Blood went through two rounds of beta … Continue reading 2020 Goals and Resolutions
Overall, I'm satisfied with how the month went.
Week One of NaNoWriMo is in the books, and I feel pretty good about the progress I made.
Turns out all I have to do is say "I'm making no plans!" to get my brain to make plans. Ok, then. I guess I can work with that.
This morning I came across an incredibly useful and incredibly simple "cheat sheet" for building stories.
I won't sugar-coat it: I've been lowkey dreading writing anything on this topic since I first introduced the series way back in *squints* January.
If you haven't guessed, it's been kind of a hectic summer. And not a very productive one on the creativity front.
As of this writing I have one more chapter I have to smooth out before I can do a final review and print a copy for my mother to read. I'm (officially) officially back on the hunt for readers!
I'm alive! And I should take a cue from several of my blogging/online peeps and go on hiatus in the summer. Or any time I'm burying myself in a project. What have I been up to? Edits. As always. But this was not some casual, half-hearted effort of revision, oh no. Since June 6 I … Continue reading Return of the Writer
I meant to publish this yesterday but forgot to hit "Publish" so... If the wording sounds off, I meant to post it on Friday. Week One Stats: Words written: 10,445 (goal: 21,000) Chapters complete: Four Suffice it to say Week One didn't quite go according to plan, and I am abysmally behind. But it's ok; … Continue reading First Draft in a Month – Week One