It’s almost that time again. NaNoWriMo! I’ve been silent on the blog for a while, mainly because I have been doing a lot of planning. And when I say a lot, I mean A LOT. Google spreadsheets have been essential in taking a hard look at what I wanted to do for future Aberrant books, … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2017!
Tag: writing process
Does Writing Have To Be Hard?
A question has been plaguing my creative mind this year, and as I wrap up my second novel of the year and gear up to start the third (a first for me!) I am confronting that question head-on. Does writing have to be hard? There are so many things written about the act of writing … Continue reading Does Writing Have To Be Hard?
Discarded Bits – How To Kill Your Darlings The Pain-Free Way
This post is two parts. Firstly, I have been dabbling in illustration once again, and I've finished a portrait of one of the elvish councilors from Lockwood Tower. I really like how it came out, and I thought I'd upload it here on the blog since it's been a while since my last piece of artwork. Secondly, … Continue reading Discarded Bits – How To Kill Your Darlings The Pain-Free Way
Epic Fantasy WIP Sample Chapter – The Prologue
Most of my posts lately have been related to the work in progress, which is an epic fantasy. I'm not sure how epic it will be (that all depends on reader preferences) but, it's certainly a fantasy and coming along nicely. I don't have a release date yet or a cover, but I'm coming up … Continue reading Epic Fantasy WIP Sample Chapter – The Prologue
Making It Feel Like A Book
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