Just a funny anecdote about finishing things and my two favourite words in the English language to type: the end.
Revising: Big Mistakes and Big Lessons
I finally reached my goal for draft one this month, with a little over 70,000 words. With draft one in the bag, where does that leave me?
When the Greatest Barrier is Me
Nanowrimo has come to a close, how did you do? I’m reflecting today on my writing goals including the biggest barrier I’m currently facing in finishing #TheTowerProjectWIP
Character Aesthetics: Margot
You’ve already met Thomas, the main character from my current WIP (The Tower Project). I thought I would spend a little time introducing some of my other characters over the next couple weeks. Today, allow me to introduce Margot Powell. Margot’s look was inspired by a picture of St. Vincent (Annie Clark), who I’ve since […]
The Home Stretch
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. […]