My own personalized December writing challenge!
I'm finally done - and this is the final update (I swear)! You can check out my other updates #1, #2, #3 & #4 here, but the short story is that I planned to write a novella, and I did, finishing at around 44k words, yesterday. But man - this didn't go as I wanted... Continue Reading →
Due to waiting for feedback on a novel, doing revisions and editing on others, and in general trying to hold off on starting too many big new projects (because I need to also publish them at some point), I've written a lot of short stories this year. In fact, in the last 3 months I've... Continue Reading →
BETTER THAN THE SHINING! I finally get it. I went in completely blind with this. Hadn't heard a thing, other than that it was the follow-up to The Shining. Now, if this is what it feels like to read King novels when they're new and unknown, when your expectations aren't painted by years of hype... Continue Reading →
It's been a while since I've written anything on this blog, and while I have plans for some future posts and reviews, nothing is going as planned because of the Covid-19 outbreak. So I figured I'd write a bit about that first, and then about how my writing is going. If you've paid attention, you... Continue Reading →
First of all: Great book. I haven't read many of these how-to-write books but this is one of my favorites. It's short and to the point, discussing the what, why, how of GMC: Goal, Motivation and Conflict. It's all you need to tell a good story, it's what going to make your characters come alive... Continue Reading →
I got to say, I hate the holidays. I always think I'll have more time, to write, to read, to do stuff in general and it never fails to backfire. I should know this by now, but I keep forgetting every year. This time, I feel like it's taken me particularly long to get back... Continue Reading →
One of the best places to be a writer is Twitter. No joke. I love it not only to find cool books, meet new people, and talk about the books we love, but also because it's a great place to brainstorm with like-minded people. One thing we talked about a little while ago was working... Continue Reading →