“Be careful, don’t die.” “Great. Now we’re all bloody inspired.”

As you may have heard, I finally finished the Maze Runner trilogy. (I haven't read the prequels...may not for a while. They're not piquing my interest much) I read the first book back in high school, loved it, but then I started to read The Scorch Trials and got creeped out by the head-eating-metal-blob-thingy, and … Continue reading “Be careful, don’t die.” “Great. Now we’re all bloody inspired.”

Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 21

I TOOK A REAL BALLET CLASS. Not a ballet class on semi-embossed carpet in my living room. An actual ballet class. Please understand that this has not happened since like March 13. And even better than taking class, we were at the THEATER (because it's a lot more roomy than the studio and you know … Continue reading Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 21

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)