Saturday Morning Post Vol. 32

Let me tell you a story about a writer endlessly wandering her neighborhood. It's the height of the lockdown. April 59th. (Or was it March 33rd?). I feel like I remembering it being warm so it could by May 41st. But also....like I can remember when the lockdown began but not when it actually ended … Continue reading Saturday Morning Post Vol. 32

Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 30

You know what I just remembered? Fall is almost here. PUMPKIN PANCAKES. While I'll miss summer, and am not quite excited to see what winter is like in a pandemic (cabin fever anyone????) I'm just sort of here like FALL FALL FALL FALL, if you haven't been able to tell. Fall makes me feel CREATIVE … Continue reading Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 30

Writing Like a Freight Train (I might kinda recommend it)

This is kinda of a long story so I'll try to sum up as nicely as possible. *ahem* A while back I had the idea to write a novel in a style I called "stream, of consciousness" or "brain dumping "(I know I know. That is basically pantsing but just bear with me alright). That … Continue reading Writing Like a Freight Train (I might kinda recommend it)

Second Draft Done and Shut in the Drawer. and now…?

I think this might be the draft (2nd draft) I'm most proud of. My draft of Oh, Wonder Why the Sun Fell is finished (also titled The Time I Accidentally Wrote a Steampunk Fantasy). (I wrote a little about my 1st draft of this here.) Not because I think it's the best I've written (the last … Continue reading Second Draft Done and Shut in the Drawer. and now…?

Brain dumping (is that what it’s called?) but – what if that’s how you wrote a novel

So usually I schedule all my blogs at the beginning of each month, so I have time to sit down and think of fun topics and stuff. I have not done that this month. I have paid the consequences. Here I am, writing the day before. And this is the first thing I could think … Continue reading Brain dumping (is that what it’s called?) but – what if that’s how you wrote a novel

Multiple Drafts, Editors, and Squirrels with Dog Bones

I usually plan out my blog posts and get them all scheduled ahead like a neat little fairy that keeps everyone's plans nice and orderly. But um...not today. I'm writing this the night before whilst wracking my brains and pounding my head against the couch at 9 pm with a nose that has been continually … Continue reading Multiple Drafts, Editors, and Squirrels with Dog Bones