Heidi ho readers, and welcome back to the mini-series on the adventures of a nerd where I explain the four character arcs as simply as possible. I am finally back with part two and today we are going over Negative character arcs. Character arcs are the inner journey the character takes over the story. If … Continue reading The Character Arcs: Negative
Book in Progress — Part Four: I think you are know what this is about
You know the writers who will finish their book with almost 200,000 words? Yeah, that's not me. Currently my novel is a novella. But, hey, I finished!!! This is the first time I've ever finished a project of this size! I started my second draft June 13. There's something so special about being able to … Continue reading Book in Progress — Part Four: I think you are know what this is about
Book in Progress — Part Three: Clock’s ticking, dude.
Hey there! Long time no read! I had my posting schedule for May all worked out, and then I decided the Adventures of a Nerd needed a makeover. Inside and out. So if you notice that a post or two is missing and a few things are rearranged, that would be why. I am also … Continue reading Book in Progress — Part Three: Clock’s ticking, dude.
Book in Progress — Part Two: Too Much Inspiration?
Hello and welcome back to the book in progress series! This is the series where I talk about what I'm writing, the challenges I'm facing, how I plan to overcome them, but overall, I complain about everything that's going wrong. The reason I have been MIA for the past month is because I have been … Continue reading Book in Progress — Part Two: Too Much Inspiration?
The Character Arcs: Positive
A character's arc is the inner journey the character takes over the course of the story. There are four different types of character arcs: Positive, Negative, Flat, and Redemption. In this four-part series I am going to take you though how each of these arcs work, starting with the most common which is a positive … Continue reading The Character Arcs: Positive
Writing Prompts Guaranteed to get you out of a Slump
Are you facing writers block? Going through a creative dry spell? Here are some of my favorite prompts and challenges for getting our of a slump! Parodies I love parodies! It's so easy, all you do is rewrite your favorite book or movie in a different genre. Like Treasure Planet or Pride and Prejudice and … Continue reading Writing Prompts Guaranteed to get you out of a Slump
Book in Progress – Part One: A new-ish start.
Hello, readers and writers, and welcome to the new and improved 'Book in Progress'! Last year I had started this series but it was really unstructured and random, but that was at a time where I was struggling to get back into writing after a short break (btw, never do that. It is almost impossible … Continue reading Book in Progress – Part One: A new-ish start.
My Advice for Writers just starting out.
Hello, readers! As you know I am a writer, not published, but a writer none the less, and I have taken on the task of giving you advice for creating the best story you can. All while doing this I realized I have forgotten that some of you may just be starting out or need … Continue reading My Advice for Writers just starting out.
What's up Earthlings, it's Sarah here. I meant to write a nano update weeks ago but I forgot to finish it and then I missed a week of writing... Long story short I'm about 29,000 words behind. And I am a very slow writer! But on top of all that, I am getting sick of … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Update
I don't know about you, but I'm not feeling too motivated this preptober. I haven't even started the hard part (actually writing) and I'm already feeling burnt out. This year has already been crazy and it's about to get even worse... But, have no fear! For I am here, to lift your spirits and get … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Motivation