"To fail, you merely have to cultivate a few bad habits." (12 Rules of Life by Jordan Peterson, page 81) This one really struck me. The entire chapter is about making friends with people who want the best for you, but this section in particular describes how most people just take the easy path in… Continue reading Failure is Easy
Far more often than not, being a successful writer entails just getting your bum in a chair and working, whether you feel like it or not. Technically, I know this, and yet it is hard to force myself to do it. It's just writing. I don't feel inspired. I can always write/edit later, right? One… Continue reading One Scene at a Time
I just shared a post from one of my favorite bloggers: BlondeWriteMore - if you are a fellow writer, you should check it out! I was just thinking yesterday about how to connect more with my main character in my book Picture of the Past, and I think this will be very helpful as I… Continue reading Writing and Editing Books
So I have decided to work on my fantasy novel as my main concentration for now while I do researching/editing on Picture of the Past (the novel I just finished) as more of a side note. Mostly because - well - one, because I am actually having more fun writing the fantasy novel than I… Continue reading Random Updates and Thoughts
This makes me wish I had a friend nearby who also liked to write. Granted, we might just spend the evening commiserating on how we aren't writing anything and will never make 50,000 words, but still - it is the thought that counts!