70,000 words is the goal for my first draft. It’s a carefully chosen word count, a minimum amount of words for my carefully chosen genre. The average number of words in my genre is somewhere around 100,000, so there’s room to expand in my second draft. Hopefully I gain words, and don’t just lose them. […]
For as long as I’ve been writing, I’ve been hearing about the importance of having ‘a writing practice’. What the heck does that mean? In short, creating a set of habits that help you put pen to page.
Listening – Watching – Reading – Playing
What are you listening to, watching, reading and playing right now? Let me know in the comments!
Tell women they’re beautiful.
Build up the women in your lives every day of the year by telling them how strong, capable, and yes, beautiful they are.
Some highlights I jotted down during the Narrative in Games panel with Patrick and Karen Weekes, Andrew Foley and Corina Dransutavicius.
Sharing some notes I jotted down during the Inclusion in Games panel at GDX Edmonton 2016.
I’ve been emailing furiously with friends and contacts I’ve made online. I’ve been sending out queries along the lines of “HEY, you’re a gamer, how do you feel about DIVERSITY”. I’ve been reading articles, trawling Tumblr for opinions and all whilst wondering what people must think of me — a straight, white woman from Canada […]