Want to help me get a standing desk? Check out the details in the donation box below the post and read my stories on Vocal! Do you listen to music while writing? If you do, what kind of music do you listen to? Does it vary depending on what you're writing? Now I'm a musician, but … Continue reading Add Some Rhythm to Your Writing Routine
Project Pea word count: 8,118 I’ve read a lot of good books lately that showcase how critical it is to immediately immerse your reader in the story world. But, as important as it is, it’s not easy to do - and I'm discovering that firsthand as I'm charging through the beginning of Project Pea (or … Continue reading Immersing Readers in the Story World
If you're a writer and you don't follow Reedsy, what are you doing? Seriously, Reedsy is an incredible resource. It's kind of hard to define exactly what it is because it's pretty much everything a writer needs! Their blog talks about everything writing-related, from how to come up with a story idea to where and … Continue reading Writing a Novel in 3 Months – Is It Crazy?
So, here we are at the end of a series where we took a look at my writing process. You've read the completed short story, you've gone with me on my journey, and now it's time to recap everything we went through! As I said in my very first post, there are really valuable lessons … Continue reading The Writing Process (Part 4)
Better late than never, right? So, if you haven't read my first post about the writing process, I highly suggest you do that now! I talk about how I set up a story and come up with names, characters, and settings. For this post, I'll be sharing my rough draft so you can then see … Continue reading The Writing Process (Part 2)
If you read my post from Monday, you know that I'm writing a short story about a bonfire this week. But as I started writing, I started thinking that instead of just posting the finished product, I could walk you through the process of how I write! Why would I do this? Well, it's helpful … Continue reading The Writing Process (Part 1)