It is true I have been struggling to write for the last year. It is also true that spending time in the Pacific Northwest helped. But some things have come up in the world of SFF writing that have left me reeling, and I've been struggling--and failing--to keep my creative feet planted. Last year, Sam… Continue reading Will The Artist’s Way Help Me Find My Way?
30 Stories in 30 Days: At the Halfway Mark
I've just wrapped up my 15th story, which means I'm halfway through my 30 stories in 30 days challenge. Some stories, I think, have real promise. Or at least they will once I clean them up. Others aren't so great, but they have the seeds of something else. Still others are just plain awful. Technically,… Continue reading 30 Stories in 30 Days: At the Halfway Mark
30 Stories in 30 Days
I've been in a writing slump lately, and I've been struggling to kick my brain into gear. Writing is easy when you're inspired, but learning to write when you're not inspired can be one of the most important lessons to learn as an Early Career Writer. With that in mind, I've decided to follow some advice… Continue reading 30 Stories in 30 Days
What NaNoWriMo has Taught Me
2015 is my second year to participate in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). Last year I won, and by win, I mean I managed to write 50,000 words in the month of November. For the mathematically inclined, that's 1667 words each day. 1667 words is a lot of words. And truly? Most of them are… Continue reading What NaNoWriMo has Taught Me