y novel is fantasy, set in a Realm that has a King and Queen and Lords and a Council and such. I want to make sure I am using the proper capitalization it titles and phrases when referring to them. Since writing wasn't my major in college (biology/genetics) I know I make lots of mistakes, … Continue reading Capitalization in Fantasy Novels
For me, the fun of writing is in planning the intricate worlds and characters, designing unexpected plot twists, and making the story as engaging for the reader as it is in my head. But if I can't get it out there to be read then what am I doing it for? Well, of course for … Continue reading Marketing your WIP
I see blue. Sky and ground do not meet Man has blocked out the way. Brick and stone lay to waste Sweet pastures I long for. On a bench I stretch out, Man's blistering sod and clay, Cold and hard, makes me burn, Crimson blood, yet unspilled. The soft green beckons to me, I dare … Continue reading Blue
So, I'm starting to connect on the Twitterverse. Well, my new site that is. I've had a personal twitter account for a while, but I want to get one for my writing and crafts without the political and celebrity stalking - I mean following. Anyway, so I started searching for interesting people to follow.... well, … Continue reading Lost in TwitterLand – Advice for a Novice?
Well, at first I thought I would just jump into writing. But the more I thought about the story and the plot, I realized I needed to do more research. About names, land features, horses. My world is fictional, and I don't want to build it around any real mythos, but I thought it would … Continue reading Research starting nicely