What you like to read, you should write…but there’s one little problem there. What you like to read, has already been written. What you want to put into your stories has probably already been thought of. Witches and dragons already exist in the stories that aspire us to write about these creatures. So how in … Continue reading How to Catch a dragon – notes on turning the overdone into something new in writing.
I struggle to write every day and maybe it’s how tired I’ve ended up after struggling for some time mentally and recovering from that, stressing over the possible future or just plain laziness. There are people who spring up into the morning sun ready to write, with a dozen stories in their palm and honestly, … Continue reading Last week I finished the map to a new world, today I ate a sleeve of Oreos.
So I'm still at that stage where I'm still trying to figure out what kind of writer I want to be. The stage you start to question if writing style exists or not. In the past, I've written about how I could never write about my family because of how depressed it makes me, but since I've … Continue reading Should my writing embarrass me? What does it feel like to know you’re a writer?
Whenever I'm listening to another writer's Q&A on writing, this question seems to pop-up every now and again. I never understood why it would be asked or what kind of answer was expected until I got stuck. I would love to be a writer and I would love to be published so it's important to me … Continue reading ‘What should I write about?’ and the reason behind my writer’s block.
Whenever I do get the chance to hear someone read out their poem on dying love or life's long journey let's face it...I want to run for the hills. I know, I KNOW! It's cruel, but hey I'm a writer and I'm an introvert. How else am I going to feel other than awkward? As much … Continue reading The 3 best things about writing poetry
Other than uploading on time (sorry!) my biggest problem continues to be planning my novels. I plan on writing a series and right now I only have act 1 of W.OT.G worked out but even still I plan on re-working my plan. My idea for the opening scene didn't go so well and I knew … Continue reading Using your bad ideas
So I'm about to start writing a trilogy, something I've never done before. I've got everything I need for a good story: characters I want to follow and a story I want to follow through with. I'm thrilled to be writing it and also scared as all hell. It is lucky for anyone who is, has … Continue reading My 4 rules for Writing a series