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
Websites for Writers
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
New Links for Writers
As you know, I have been collecting interesting links on the Blogs & Links page here at wwdoveStudio.com. As a service to my readers, I will also publish a periodic post (not sure how often, yet) with interesting or useful links. I hope you enjoy these new gems. Filler Words to Remove From Your Novel … Continue reading New Links for Writers
So You Want a Literary Agent?
Many writers (I dare say ALL) will eventually want to publisher their work. Although self-publishing is popular, some will be looking for an agent to work on their behalf to make a deal with the big publishing houses. But just how does one go about the task of acquiring an agent? There is a lot … Continue reading So You Want a Literary Agent?
What I learned writing my first draft
I will be the first to admit that English was not my strongest subject is school. In college I majored in the sciences, primarily biology and physics. I started graduate school in microbiology. After 2 years of that I realized the lab bench wasn't for me. I found Library and Information Science my niche. I … Continue reading What I learned writing my first draft