For the past few days, I haven't written a word of my WIP--but that doesn't mean that I haven't been writing. I'm still unsure as to whether or not I should go ahead with the scene I was in the middle of or to skip ahead to when the Keegans reach Bristol. I'm really not … Continue reading A Study of My Fanfiction
Dear Fellow Writers,Just a quick little message for you all.STOP BEING SO FREAKING JUDGMENTAL.I wasn't even going to write this or was planning on it, BUT there was the dismaying thread, which is how I've been referring to this on my Twitter. It's on AbsoluteWrite, the writing forum I hang out on.It's entitled Beta Readers … Continue reading A Basic Message to Writers
Via laundrylinedivine.comThis is a thought that occurred to me in the last week or so.Do I have a particular writing style? Do I even have a particular writing voice? I think I have a particular blogging writing voice, which is really just a more literate and voluminous version of the way I speak. Or at … Continue reading What is My Writing Style?
I feel like I invented a new term the other day in an email--"workshop-itis."Defined as: what happens to a budding writer when one is continually in workshop-focused writing classes and one does not react, um, well to such settings.Let me see if I can explain what a writing workshop is like for those who don't … Continue reading Workshop-itis
As you lovely people know, I've been reading a lot--but I've also been writing quite a bit. I'm still in the middle of "part two," so no updates on that front, but I found myself at an instance where I was thinking about what I'd been reading in relation to the way my novel is … Continue reading When You Have a New Favorite Author