I am in the editing process, as you may have seen in my previous post, on my current novel, Sword of Chaos. I don't think I need to tell you, but editing is not easy, especially editing your own work. Cutting out scenes, sentences, and even just words that you've labored over can be, well, … Continue reading Sword of Chaos Update
I've never been into resolutions. Especially since I never keep them. Usually, they are about dieting or exercising. I have no motivation for such things. This year, I want to resolve to write more, write better. But what do those really mean? That is the question, isn't it? The answer is personal. For me, writing … Continue reading Writer Resolutions
Today is the day. The day to turn in word counts and collect your "winner's" prizes. Not for me. This wasn't my month for writing. Last year I made sure I wrote every night after work. But last November my job allowed me the flexibility to leave early. My son played a bit more Nintendo … Continue reading Last Day of NaNoWriMo
I don't know if I'd go so far as to say I have writer's block. More like life block. The times when I want to write I am either driving, working (been so busy at work I can barely think straight) or have real life things to do. Many of the writing guides and tips … Continue reading Writer’s Block
New update added with an excerpt from a current project, a thriller titled “Migraines”.
Day 8 of NaNoWriMo and I have written maybe 4 days. I guess I could be working on my novel instead of my blog post, but I’m at work, and it is a lot easier to jot down some thoughts about my day than focus on writing a story.
If you haven’t guessed by now, between this blog and my “everything” blog at wwdovestudio.com, I am not one to just vomit words onto a page. I might not be as eloquent as Tolkien, or as mysterious as Gaiman, but I don’t like to just write whatever comes to mind. I think about most sentences. So, that makes it difficult to write at work. Plus, I’m at work, duh. My boss is nice, but…
I love my job, don’t get me wrong, but we all have days where we wish we could be doing something else. I don’t know if…
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