Category Archives: Other

Chiggers and Writing

My labor day weekend was spectacular. Got out nearly 6000 words, have in my head, the path for another 6000, which will bring me near the middle of my book. I consider this an achievement since I’ve also spent the … Continue reading

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Badger or Wolverine

Ok, so I’m adding an animal companion to my story for one of my characters. I figured it would help me bring out his unique qualities. But, I’m having a hard time deciding what type of animal to do, namely … Continue reading

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To Blog or To Write

This post is based on a Write Practice Topic What do I think about blogging as a medium to fuel your unwritten book? Write the book. A good blog can’t make up for a lack of stories or some good … Continue reading

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Book Cover Prototype

So, I’ve been re-examining the title of my novel: ———————————————————————————————————————- Greybo: A Dwarven Tale Still struggling with the death of his father, Darowyn, a melancholy dwarf finds a darker part of himself rising to power once again. Afraid of losing … Continue reading

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How my Novel Series Began

Terminology: Pantser – a writer who writes by “the seat of their pants”. Outliner – a writer that writes by outlining everything When I started writing my novel series, I had only a fuzzy idea of where I wanted to … Continue reading

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Are you bashing yourself or criticizing yourself?

Writers always have days where they hate their writing. At the same time, there are those times when you write a certain sentence and it comes out just perfect. Next thing you know, you feel like you’re on top of … Continue reading

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Writing Day to Day

It’s amazing how much my opinion of my book changes both in an overall sense and from a day-to-day basis. One day I’ll wish I would have never started and want to throw it all away. This usually comes from … Continue reading

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Novel Update: Schedule and Plans

Ran some estimates and calculations. I’m sitting happily at 32,000 words, about 180 pages. Based on having a middle, end, and everything in between, my estimated final word count is between 93,000 and 112,000. So, I’ve two options. Write one … Continue reading

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