I know I’m probably not the only one who does it, but I often wonder just how common it is. I start with a story, and as I write, scenes that aren’t part of that particular story keep coming to me. Many of them are so intense I have to write them just to get… Read More Writing Wednesday: Playing with ideas
I mentioned last week that I fell into the writing space and as per usual, that meant nothing else got done. A big chunk of that time was spent editing and restructuring these first ten chapters. I might be strange, but I’ve had to admit to myself … I kind of like the self-editing process.… Read More Writing Wednesday: Editing and Revisions
Well, I didn’t intend to leave everyone hanging for the past week. I sort of fell into writing and well, we won’t discuss the disaster in my house as a result. I clearly still need an adult when I get into writing. Anyone wanna be my nanny? The great news is, I’ve reorganized a bit… Read More Freeform Friday: Whoops?
Ah the joys of editing. Please excuse me while I slam my head into my desk a few more times. As much as I hate editing, I keep finding myself in a place where I enjoy it. As an introspective person, it’s like doing a self-check. Am I doing the best I can? Where can… Read More Writing Wednesday: Editing the First Draft
Yep, I’m distracted. I’m making progress, but my brain is inundated with new ideas for writing projects outside of the one I’m focusing on! It’s both a good problem to have, and a stumbling block. When I write, I “hear” the voices of the characters and “see” the scenes playing out. Right now, this is… Read More Writing Wednesday: Distracted Writer!
I’ve been working on myself a lot this past month. Dealing with the pandemic and my own anxiety and depressive disorders has been a real fight. As a result, writing is not a daily event and I’m working on not beating myself up for it. My therapist says I need to learn to be gentle… Read More Writing Wednesday: Slow and steady?
I admit it, there are times when I’m writing and I absolutely cannot brain whether to use lie or lay. It’s simple, but then I made a mistake before. Am I making it again? This is one of those things that trips people up all the time, especially native speakers of the language. So, to… Read More Writing Wednesday: Lie or Lay?
When reality TV can’t keep up with what’s happening… Read More Funny Friday: Neighbor Stories
What’s a “crack fic?” An update on Lauren and Caleb.… Read More Writing Wednesday:Word Count Increases!
One person reading my stories has resolved the #writersblock … Read More Writing Wednesday: Someone Opened the Floodgates!