My epiphany on writing characters. It is not ground breaking or new, just a personal observation.
but your cat has other plans. My writing process involves sitting down with my notebook and a hot beverage. I usually have an idea in my head and a hope that it all comes together as a I etch it out. The only way I can effectively edit is if I have to slowly read... Continue Reading →
I've decided that I am going to start some long term writing projects this year. Yes, this blog is one of them and one I am still working to be better at. However, I am choosing to be optimistic about keeping to some new commitments. I am of course assuming that if I outline my... Continue Reading →
Have you ever sat down to write and realized you have no idea what an undertaker does? I don’t mean in the abstract that they bury dead people, but what is their process? I’ve had this internal crisis anytime I assign an occupation to any of my characters. I then begin a very long and... Continue Reading →
Every November I attempt to complete the National Novel Writing Month challenge of 50'000 words. This post is not about how to complete it. It is literally my 5th attempt at doing so. While, I will say I have improved each year, it is nowhere near bragging about. This post is about redeclaring my commitment. ... Continue Reading →
Growing up, sweater weather was caused by a hard-working AC unit. Sweatshirts really would hold true to their name, in that if I walked outside wearing one, I would be sweating. The internet helped sustain my sweater envy, it was not hard to find pictures of people enjoying the brisk and orange autumn. I began... Continue Reading →
Tea is one of my favorite souvenirs to buy on vacation. Not just because I like the thrill of dragging out my jars, satchels, and boxes of tea. I do feel like it gives me an immense amount of street cred with teetotalers and grandmothers. I was definitely the girl who had far too many... Continue Reading →