A long time killer of characters, I recently had a revelation. Sometimes — just sometimes, a character deserves to stick around. The trick is knowing when.
Hello, yes, I am not a fan of exercise. There is, however, one form of sprinting I can get behind. What is a writing sprint? A writing sprint is a timed activity in which you write without distractions. Follow that up with a short break, then sprint again. Repeat for as long as you desire.Continue reading “Writer’s Toolbox: Writing Sprints”
Sometimes when I’m stuck I need to get away from the word processor and be creative in another way. Lately, I’ve been making character mood boards or aesthetics!
Does hearing “critique group” make you nervous? Don’t let it! Having critique partners strengthens not just your writing — but your feedback muscle. 😉
Time to turn out your protags pockets, tell me what they’re carrying in the comments!
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.
Exciting news to share: in March I started working on a new writing project! Inspired by the writing roadmap lined out by The Novel Factory, I began the process of writing a novel in one year. The flexibility of the timeline mixed with carefully plotted deadlines really appealed to me. I also attended a panelContinue reading “My Writing Notebook”