I don’t mind helping out my friends, whatever it is I do my best to help. In this case, it’s editing the first draft of my friend’s book. We all know what it’s like to hand over the first draft, it’s hard. It’s hard because someone may mark up and down with pen or pencil, … More Helping out a friend
Tuesday, I read the first three pages of my novel in class. It wasn’t bad. But I hate reading my work out loud. For instance, I noticed I used the word ‘door’ multiple times, when it was not necessary. I find it funny how you find things when you read everything out loud. When I … More It’s only the first three pages
You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.
I meant to post on Friday, but it’s very clear that I didn’t. Apparently my creative writing teacher got sick over Labor day holiday and did not come in on Tuesday. So he asked someone to fill in for him. The sub was nice and we were able to read poems that we had brought … More Teacher Sickness
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 am currently watching Kill Bill 1. I haven’t seen this movie in a while. The action scenes= awesome! Anyways. I know haven’t posted in a while. Maybe it’s because I have lost motivation in updating the blog and not having as many hits. I’ve decided to try and let it not get to me. I’ll continue … More Book buying