Hear me out. Maybe, you should pick up a pen and leave your laptop on the charger for a day. It’s time to imagine you are some fancy writer from the 1800s with an endless amount of free time and a storybook life. I know, it’s simple to just pick up a pen that the majority of us don’t even think about it. Writing by hand is a habit that’s worth picking up again.Continue reading “The Lost Art of Writing by Hand”
Well, it’s almost the end of November (crazy right?) and I bet you’ve heard the word NaNoWriMo. That means it’s National Novel Writing Month.Continue reading “5 Reasons Why I’m Writing a Novel but Not for NaNoWriMo”
Okay, this journey as a creator sucks. I’m sure you know this if you’re a writer or any type of artist. We all need that little sliver of dopamine from a job well done. Just that little edge of feel-good juice from someone acknowledging that our work is good. Most of the time, as an artist or writer, you just don’t get that.
One of the hardest challenges about writing fiction and starting a new novel is finding out who your main character is. Well, at least it is for me. If you watch a show or read a book, the character’s personality and the way you relate to them is what brings you back for more. So, how do you do that for your readers?
I interrupt this regularly scheduled broadcast to introduce myself and my story Catching Time. I thought it was finally time to explain what is going on here and what my intention has been for updating my blog. Thank you for reading, y’know if you’ve actually been reading or are stumbling across my blog for the first time.Continue reading “Catching Up With The Author”