Today I have passed the 44,000 word mark on my first draft on the epic fantasy. It may not be epic yet, but it's coming along nicely. However, I also hit the stage in the project that all my projects seem to get to. It is the point where I am unsure of what I … Continue reading Making It Feel Like A Book
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Back Up Your Work!
I had a mini-heart attack this morning. Okay, it was actually a major heart attack (figuratively speaking). I plugged in my thumb drive to add a note to my epic fantasy manuscript and saw, to my horror, that my Scrivener file I saved last night after typing was gone! How could this be possible? The … Continue reading Back Up Your Work!
Epic Fantasy Update – #1
Everyone's working on an epic fantasy these days, it seems. You can add me to that list! Work on the epic fantasy novel is going well, dare I say it. For anyone curious, I have passed the 30,000 word mark in just over two months (not including the months spent outlining and character creating). For … Continue reading Epic Fantasy Update – #1
Channel Your Characters
There are a lot of books and articles that talk about the craft of writing good characters, their motivations, how to give them personalities, etc. So, what's one more added to the list? Well, this is my personal approach to writing a scene by channeling my characters. Perhaps it will help you out if you're … Continue reading Channel Your Characters
Regrouping and Assessing
I've been silent for a few weeks in regards to my writing projects, and thought that now would be a good time to throw out an update since the holiday is over and the warmer weather has gotten my writing muse in gear. I've been working on two projects lately. As you might have guessed, … Continue reading Regrouping and Assessing