I got to use my mother’s camera for this because I still can’t find mine. Just a few weeks ago, I was able to create a timeline for the beginning of my first book. I needed something that would be able to help me sort my thoughts and ideas, so I just started it. I know that … More Timelines and Paperclips
I finally did it. I finally started my first novel again. And the word ‘Finally’ is the first word. I am happy that I started again because I was really hesitant because I did not nowhere to start. I think I was even afraid to start, not wanting it to be bad. But I thought about what … More ‘Finally’
I am currently re-reading a novel draft from a while ago. Oh God, this is the most cringing experience ever! And embarrassing, I cannot help but think ‘Why?’ Reading all of the silly mistakes and what had a strong influence on me when I wrote it is cringe worthy. I cannot wait to rewrite the first and second … More Drafts and Notebooks
I love creating characters. I find it to be fun. Sometimes I feel like creating characters is an art or craft because what has to be done to make an effective hook for a story. Care has to go into creating them; what they’re like, who they will become, etc. When I create characters, I … More Characters
Writers get this question a lot when they tell people they’re writing a novel. Some writers (like me) dread it, while others are willing to tell people. The reason why I dread answering this question is because I have tell people what I am writing about, and I fear that they judge when I tell … More What’s your story about?