Oh man, So looking at my twitter feed, I noticed my pinned tweet is the last time I shared any of my current WIP with y'all. In that year I've finished writing the thing and started making it better as I work on the second draft so hopefully I'll feel good enough about it to … Continue reading Sharing a little bit of my WIP
I have some big goals for 2020. The last decade was not great, but of all the not good I experienced, I was given the gift of remembering that I loved to write. I wrote a fairly well-received series of pre-series Supernatural fanfic stories and co-wrote a Supernatural retelling of Juno that I'm incredibly proud … Continue reading Writing Goals for 2020!
As I wrap up both the first draft of my book and my 2019 reading challenges, I've encountered a little bit of an emotional, let's call it a roadblock. Without getting too into the part of my story I'm writing, my narrating character, actually historical person John Laurens, is going through some things. It's hard … Continue reading How the books I read affects my writing.
I'm writing this Thursday evening, with a word count of 28,255. I'm about 2 days ahead of schedule, a am cruising. I think it's because I have such a good idea of what happening in the story right now and how I want the next six months of the story to play out. There are definitely … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Week 2 check-in
Hi, when I mentioned it on Monday, a couple people said they were interested in seeing a little bit of my current untitled Work in Progress about John Laurens and Alexander Hamilton. I have decided to just post part of it before I could convince myself not to. This excerpt takes place in chapter three. … Continue reading WIP-An Excerpt
Hey y'all. As an HPA Social Media Volunteer, I thought I would highlight something really cool we're doing today. May 2nd is an important day in the Harry Potter Universe, it's the day Harry and company defeated the Dark Lord Voldemort ending the second wizard war during the Battle of Hogwarts. This battle took … Continue reading The Harry Potter Alliance’s Victory Day Celebration!
Those of you who follow this blog, know that I've been writing a piece that doesn't currently have a name, but I lovingly call "THE THING." It's a piece I started writing after hearing a podcast say "Where is my queer John Laurens love story?" I felt compelled to write it. I spent camp NaNo … Continue reading Let’s Talk about writing – Knowing when it’s not working
Current word count: 31,597 This week has been a hard one, I'm not as far into the story as I thought I would be at 30K words; which mostly means I'm going to cutting a ton of stuff when I edit this in December. I was hoping to get to the Battle of Monmouth, … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2018 Week 2
To everyone who participated NaNoWriMo this November, congratulations. To those still working on that last few hundred words, you got this, there's plenty of time, keep writing. Whether your goal was the 50K or 500 words, you're awesome, and I'm proud of you for attempting the task. In the words of the Prophet Chuck: Writing … Continue reading What comes after winning NaNoWriMo?
Yesterday, my friend, Jen, posted a Facebook live video (you can find her live videoes here she makes insprational and thought provoking videos about small ways to make your life a little bit better each day.) about what you wanted to be when you were seven and how those first career goals shape your life and … Continue reading A Writer’s Life, my NaNoWriMo Journey.