I believe everyone needs something to hold onto while they are going through their struggles. Whether that is faith, music, or anything really. It makes what you’re going through, hopefully hurt a little, or a lot, less. When you feel like you’re at rock bottom, having some kind of foundation to build back up is … More Finding something to cling to – a writer’s mental health journey
When it comes to writing, getting any kind of time in is ideal. I think when you’re creating your own ideal writing day, or a general ideal day, the root of it is time management. How do you spend your time normally and how do you want to change it, or what are the things you want to hold yourself accountable for? … More The attempt at an ideal writing day
When going back and forth between projects, or getting caught up with what life throws at you, you neglect the project that you’ve poured your soul into. And when you return to the beloved project, you can’t seem to find the right words. Sure, you can always plop some words onto the page but it isn’t flowing like it use to. Even when your words weren’t perfect, you kept going.
Well, what now? … More Make the most of your time
The reason why I decided to talk about these three is because I find myself thinking about the story lines often. They are all in three different stages as far as writing. Torque is the most developed out of the three; The Ghost Kings has a few pages written but still needs development as I … More Writing Vlog 1
Video and blog post will be up on Thursday (blog) and Saturday (video). … More Video and blog post
Lately, I’ve been in the mood to write. But, not necessarily on my computer or my phone. I can remember what it was like to write to the very first draft of Torque (then called Fangs: Taste of Blood) and how easier it was to finish it on paper. (As easy as writing a novel … More Keyboard v. Paper
Panera and two coffee shops later, I found a decent spot at the library. Go figure, right? … More The write environment
As some of you may know I am writing a novel, struggling, but I’m moving along. Back in December, toward the end of my end of my winter break, my portfolio director told me to switch my third person to first person. It would make the readers feel more connected with my main character, Cori. … More Third to First | Progress Update
I’ve been passing time by going on YouTube watching beauty videos and peoples’ life vlogs, when I discovered the wonderful thing called BookTube. For those that do not know what BookTube is, it’s a community of video bloggers who talk about books. I forgot who I started watching first, but the more and more I … More Booktube and Blog name change?