I've started a new project! This one I'm calling WIP "shadow man" or "shadow" for short. Basically, it's a dark supernatural novel about the grim reaper. The idea came to me very suddenly. Usually, I like to take a few months to brainstorm and sit on the idea before I start working on it. But … Continue reading Book in Progress — Part Eleven: NEW BOOK!
Hello readers! I'm baaaack!!! *maniacal laugh* Here's a little life lesson for ya... When you know that you don't handle caffeine very well don't drink coffee before bed. It's 11pm and though I finished my coffee hours ago, my hands are shaking as I write this. Physically I'm tired, but mentally I can't shut up … Continue reading Book in Progress — Part Ten: Love triangles are confusing…
Good afternoon fellow writers. I have a question for you today. Are you a plotter or are you a pantser? Every writer is different. We all have different ways of preparing to write our books, and most of the time our way won't work for everyone. I am a pantser. My so-called "outline" consists of … Continue reading Misconceptions about Pantsers
I decided to kill two birds with one stone with this post. You may have noticed that the podcast didn't happen. As they say "everything that can go wrong will go wrong." And boy, did everything go wrong! Everything from equipment malfunctions, and problems with the software I was using, to things going on in … Continue reading What Happened to the Podcast and My Camp NaNo Projects!
From the years 2012 to about 2018 ya dystopian fiction was a huge trend, and we all loved it. Look at your bookshelf right now and tell me you do not have at least one young adult dystopian novel. It's probably something like the selection, the hunger games, divergent, the maze runner, legend... I know … Continue reading How to write a Dystopian for an audience that’s over it
It's time for another edition of Book in Progress! If you missed the last one I really recommend you go check it out, but I'll give you the rundown. I started a new project (WIP "Spring"), and since have been struggling greatly. I have been going through some tough burnout, in part because of all … Continue reading Book in Progress — Part Nine: When Plot Holes turn into Canyons
My Podcast's launch date is just around the corner! Are you ready? It's creeping up on me, lol. Are You Excited For The Podcast? Before I reveal the launch date, I want to talk about how it's going. Right now, I am completely out of episode ideas. My launch date was supposed to be February … Continue reading It’s official! My Podcast is Coming! Launch Date and Cover Reveal!!!
Yep, you heard that right. I have conformed and joined my least favorite app. Instagram. I'm still trying to get the hang of it, but I would love for you to check it out! Show me some love and hit that follow button! You can find me at the_adventures_of_a_nerd I'm hoping to join the "bookstagram" … Continue reading I’m On Instagram! + a mini Writing Update
I debated on calling this "Book in Progress vol.2" because I STARTED A NEW BOOK! And. I. Hate. It. Not the story itself, exactly. More like I hate the process of writing the first draft. You know, I used to think my least favorite part of the writing process was outlining. Yeah, no. I HATE … Continue reading Book in Progress — Part Eight: New beginnings. New Stress
And this is why I don't tell many people I'm a creative writer. I had a teacher back in my freshman year of high school, and during an assignment, I mentioned that I wanted to be an author. I don't tell most people this because I know most of them won't take me seriously. I … Continue reading The time I almost gave up on Writing