Using Character to Outline

Last week I talked about my plans for a major revision of my work in progress. In that post I mentioned that my main issues were world building and character arcs. As soon as I recognized that was where my focus needed to be, I began researching ways to develop these areas. This research led... Continue Reading →

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Dealing with Doubt: Rewriting a Manuscript

By laying out WHY you feel your story isn't working, and making a game plan, it'll hopefully no longer feel like a failure, but rather just another step toward becoming a better storyteller.

My 2017 Reading List

I was inspired to make a post about what I read in 2017 after reading Marissa Meyer's 2017 Reading List. I must say that 2017 was the best reading year I've had in a while, which is to say that according to Goodreads I by far surpassed my yearly reading total for the entire time... Continue Reading →

Fall Quarterly Goals

October is well underway (as in almost over), so I am definitely behind in making my quarterly goals for Fall. Better late than never, though. I’m keeping it simple for the coming months, with only two goals, though in some regards, both are pretty lofty. Finish revising my current WIP I’ve been working on my... Continue Reading →

Post Grad Struggles

I always thought graduating college was going to be the beginning of my adult life. Technically it has been, but since graduating back in December, I feel like my life has actually taken a standstill. I haven't gotten a job yet, I don't have my own car (I still share one with my sister, and... Continue Reading →

Writing Resources

I love reading writing advice and processes from all sorts of sources, so this week I'm sharing those that I regularly return to. This mostly consists of Youtube channels and blogs, with a few more general writing resources. There's a lot of helpful writing resources out there, so this is by no means an exhaustive... Continue Reading →

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