As a reader, writer, or general consumer of fiction, there are just certain things that rub you the wrong way. Whether it's a cliché that's been done to death, or a trending fad that seems to be found everywhere, some tropes need to be buried. Let them rest in peace. Resurrect some new ideas and… Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday | Tropes I’m Over
Hello lovelies! Happy Sunday. I hope everything is going well for you all. We find ourselves at the starting weekend of NaNoWriMo, and for those of us participating, it can be difficult to stay motivated and inspired, as well as fit the time to write into our busy lives. But that is the point of… Continue reading Sunday Pep Talk | NaNoWriMo 2018
I snagged this challenge from Jane over at janeridgewood.com. Go follow her. She's cool. The challenge was originally created by Natalia Leigh, so props to her! I am fully embracing the NaNoWriMo writing community this year instead of trying to tackle it alone like I have in the past. Everything is better with friends! Questions How… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2018 Tag
November is close approaching, and with it, NaNoWriMo returns for another year of torturously fast productivity as authors all across the globe participate in a one month long challenge to write a novel. A full novel in a month! That's a lot. Not even Stephen King could do that. (Could he?) But let's assume that… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Prep Tips
For NaNoWriMo this year, I decided to start a horror story about a man who suffers a psychotic break and becomes a serial killer, but as I'm writing, a thought occurred to me. How dark is too dark? Some writers excel at writing fantasy or non-fiction, or comedies, but I find that what I am… Continue reading How dark is too dark?