One thing we all think about when we first start writing is that perfect schedule. How we would run our days if we were to become full time writers. So here's a run down list of what my ideal schedule could be. (Or would be if I buckled down and actually stuck to this kind … Continue reading The Perfect Writing Day
There's a long lists of how to edit your story. What steps need to be taken to get from point A to B and I can focus on those things in a later blog. Lord knows I've been through those trenches enough to know a thing or two about surviving. I believe there's a whole … Continue reading Favorite Editing Tools
Querying can be tough. Writing a short, maybe three paragraph, explanation of your 500 page book sounds like an impossible tasks. How are you supposed to get all the super cool characters and plot points that made the book worth writing squeezed into three paragraphs? The problem is, you don't. You take your main character, … Continue reading The Process of Querying: Tools I’ve Used and How It’s Going.
When you've put so much time and effort into something and you hit a wall, you can either push through, remind yourself that you can do anything that you put your mind to, and more often than not you do wind up pushing through to the end. But what happens if … Continue reading Giving up isn’t the easy way out (also this isn’t me giving up…)
I know it's been a hot minute since I last posted on here. My apologizes in advance. I focused a bit on my youtube channel, which I ask that you check out for more content. I've also been focusing on writing and querying and that seems to take up a good bit of my time. So, … Continue reading UPDATES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS!!!
Of course it would in the shortest month of the year that I manage to complete 80% of my to do lists. Especially since most of the time I manage to only check off maybe one or two items and everything else tends to gets pushed forward to the next month. Maybe. Hopefully. There in … Continue reading Marching Goals
Most people find Mondays to be that dreaded time of the week when work and school pick back up. Their weekends are over and now its time to get back to the daily grind. For me, Mondays are a day of rest. My kids go to school and my … Continue reading Why I Don’t Worry About Mondays
So I'm still in the middle of the revision process. I've taken all the beta suggestions that I've gotten and have it all listed in Scrivener and as I revise my story, I work through what needs to be changed and what doesn't. The problem, I feel like I'm making the story worse. I'm not … Continue reading A Slight Update and Possible Mistake
I've been absent for a while. Most of it was me procrastinating, per usual. Are you really surprised? The other half is that I've been trying to get through the revisions/edits in my story so every little bit of writing time that I actually put in is going toward the story. Unfortunately, that … Continue reading Editing is Hard
“You can't do a good job, if your job is all you do.” - Unknown Like everything else you need a balance between writing and life. It's a proven fact that too much of a good thing can be lethal and that goes for spending all your time writing as well. You sit behind that … Continue reading A Balancing Act