My best friend and I have a running joke about my "writing archives" and how I'm leaving it up to her to figure out what to do with them. Don't forget about the Twitter and the blog and the ebooks while you're at it, Bestie.(Or did we decide that the digital stuff was Jessi's job? … Continue reading My "Writing Archives"
Not very long ago, writing buddy Krystal wrote a post with the opening lines of her older writings and they were raw and often hilarious.Recently, as I've been going on a cleaning binge, I piled a lot of writing-related stuff in one place.(Note: should I ever warrant it, those things would probably comprise "my papers.")It's … Continue reading Opening Lines
Just a quick fly-by update:1) I changed the name I post under. It's the first time I've done that (I've changed the name of the blog four times). I decided to bring it closer to my real life name.2) I've had a really productive writing weekend. I went from page 305 on the 4th of … Continue reading Update
I found myself, as is pretty typical, unable to sleep last night, but I was fresh out of ideas and/or will to revise, there was nothing new to read on fanfiction.net, and I didn't feel like reading any of the myriad of books I own.So I sat and re-read Last Request, which was the last … Continue reading Re-reading Your Old Work. Yikes.
In honor of Halloween coming up, let's talk about something I loved to do to my characters when I was a teenager.Killing them off.In the days before I bothered to finish my stories, I would often grow tired of characters and then invent ways for them to die. There was the ever-popular consumption, car accidents, … Continue reading Character Deaths