Update: As I put the finishing touches on this post, I am less than 5k away from reaching 40k! By the time this post goes up, I will have passed 40k. Update....nope! As I shared last week, I have fully committed to do my best at completing Nanowrimo, and more! Within two days, I had… Continue reading 5 Things That Has Helped Me Stay Consistent At Nanowrimo
(Okay, technically, in the past, I have written a fanfic for my best friend from college before, but that was just for fun. This is more serious.) By the time this post goes up, I am hoping to have at least 20k, and if this post gets published on Wednesday, then the goal should be… Continue reading I Am Attempting Nano (For Realz This Time) & Writing My First Fanfic
In the middle of the woods, in the silence of the hills, stood a lone cabin. Softly fallen snow padded the ground around it like a blanket. Animals gleefully awaited to make prints, but the air was so cold. Another day they decided as they curled into their fur for warmth. You could taste the… Continue reading A Cabin In The Snow
White silk curtains blew against the frame of the opened windows. Thick carpeted rugs cushioned her bare feet. Stained wooden floors glistened against daylight. Extravagant furniture decorated the room. Sitting at her vanity, brushing her hair, she imagined what her life had come to. Curl after curl she pinned to the top of her face.… Continue reading Vanity Reflection
If you didn't know, I've been having some issues with my laptop. Currently, I'm using a different computer my husband lovingly donated to my care. Which means all the websites, bookmarks, everything that I've stored for resources, is currently back to zero. Should this ever happen again, it would be beneficial to me to have… Continue reading Favorite Sites I Use For Character, Story Development & More
Physical descriptions of characters often are my least bit of concern. Scenery, done. Play with the senses of smell and taste, done! Descriptions of touch, ehh, I think I could get better at describing how a person is walking, if they're anxious, what that feels like or looks like, etc. But describing the actual characters...hmmm.… Continue reading I Do Not Describe My Characters Enough?
Tick. Tick. Tick. Snooze. Brrrrring! The alarm goes off. Sitting up straight, Jessica's hair masks her face. Groggy, she squints at the clock, while wiping the drool off of her cheek. How long had it been? "No!" She screams. Today was the day of the blog post. It was supposed to be THE blog post.… Continue reading Blogger’s Nightmare