June Wrap Up (didn’t we just do this with May???)

Didn't I JUST do my May wrap up? And yet, May seems like kinda a long time ago, and June felt like a normalish length month. (oh hey, my laptop is still moving slow and the words are taking f o r e v e r to show up. Yay *eyes light on fire*) So, … Continue reading June Wrap Up (didn’t we just do this with May???)

Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 20

This week I fulfilled a life long dream. (Gotten a book published? Found a portal to Middle Earth? No.) I broke into my very own house. *cue Mission Impossible theme* My sister and I went to see Jurassic Park at a drive-in this week (DINOSAURS). IT WAS GREAT. We sat in the back of my … Continue reading Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 20

Don’t be lazy; of it needs to be fixed, it needs to be fixed (oh look, it’s me talking about the woes of editing again)

So I was going to do a Father's Day themed post, but then like all the father characters I could think of were like, Mando (I actually thought of a lot more, like Stoick, Hawkeye, Tony Stark, etc. But they were all from movies, and I was like, "do fathers even EXIST in books? Like … Continue reading Don’t be lazy; of it needs to be fixed, it needs to be fixed (oh look, it’s me talking about the woes of editing again)

Writing Routines: the Writer, the Myth, the Legend (good luck trying to follow my train of thought here)

Writing bloggers: Here is how I write a novel: One, I take the idea and put it in a special box. Two, I start working on character profiles. Three - Me: I AM CHAOS. The more I write and edit, the more I find I rarely do something the same way twice. The only thing … Continue reading Writing Routines: the Writer, the Myth, the Legend (good luck trying to follow my train of thought here)

Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 18

You know what's hard? Writing facial expressions. I swear it's nigh impossible. Because when I try I end up doing things like this: She swallowedHe stuck his tongue in his cheekhis brow furrowed/crossed his brown/eyebrows pinched together. Just something with the eyebrows.some other weird, vaguely descriptive tick Or then the other option is to just … Continue reading Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 18

Bing, Bang, Boom (thoughts about fight scenes)

("Bonds by bullets, bullets kill Nazis. Bing, bang, boom. You're an American hero." and ladies and gentlemen, what movie is that line from??) I like writing fight scenes (heaven knows why. Contrary to popular opinion, I've never been in a fight. The closet thing was probably those beanie baby fights we used to have in … Continue reading Bing, Bang, Boom (thoughts about fight scenes)

May Wrap Up: In Which the World is on Fire

Nationally and worldwide, May has been a rough month. There are crazy goofy things like murder hornets and monkeys escaping with COVID-19 (and monkeys on little motorbikes supposedly stealing children. I think this monkey thing is getting to my head cuz the other night I had a dream they were trying to get in my … Continue reading May Wrap Up: In Which the World is on Fire