Wow. January 2021. That's when I planned to start posting a new series about writing rules. Since then, I've posted... well... nothing. I can give you all the excuses: I had sold my condo, moved (twice), looking for another job in another state, and homeschooling my son. Then I landed another job, moved out of … Continue reading No Rules: A Rocky Start, like Editing
I'm working through a (2nd-ish) draft of my WIP and I am thinking of expanding the world building through a more robust language system. At the moment, there isn't much to be honest. The names are selected intentionally, and I use symbols for houses and common concepts in paintings and books (such as sunrise, death, … Continue reading Building a Fantasy Language
I read an interesting article I found through twitter ( https://medium.com/the-book-mechanic/how-to-write-a-high-quality-novel-in-one-draft-with-no-outline-bfa5f65fc54e ) about a technique used to write a novel in one draft. Actually it was editing as you went along, but without plotting out an full outline ahead of time and without going through the completed manuscript 3 or 4 times after it was … Continue reading Writing in One Draft?
It's been a month since the WFGC Hotel opened. A menagerie of characters all there for different reasons, some of their own free will, others, not even sure where they are. But they all have one thing in common... the Hotel. Take a stroll on over to the WFGC blog and check out all the … Continue reading WFGC Hotel Blog Hop
Oh no, another blog post about websites. I know. You can Google writing tips and get thousands of hits, and dozens of "Top X" lists. To hopefully save you some time, I am going to point you to a few websites that spoke to me as I clicked through these two collections: "100 Best Websites … Continue reading Websites for Writers