I was shocked to realize that I haven’t yet covered this story in my Fairy Tale Facts series. After all, it’s one of my favorite stories and partly the inspiration for the novel I’m writing! So let’s get to it! East of the Sun and West of the Moon is a Norwegian fairy tale, firstContinue reading “Fairy Tale Facts: East of the Sun and West of the Moon”
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Book Update: Nova’s Test
Here’s a quick look at what I’ve been doing with my book lately. Until next time, word nerds!
A Belated Update
Hey all! As you may have noticed, I missed my Wednesday post this past week. I have an explanation. I’m heading to a writer’s conference this week (so don’t expect any posts for the next two weeks either). In regards to why that means I didn’t post, well, I’m trying to finish the current draftContinue reading “A Belated Update”
A Novel Update
Get it? It’s a joke, because it’s an update about the novel I’m writing and also it’s a novel (new, unique, rare) experience that I’m posting and update…. Haha…. Anyway, some people out there have been curious about the novel I’m writing, Nova’s Test.
Conferences and Manuscripts
Hey, look who’s back! Until next time, word nerds!
The Problem With Little Things
If there’s one unspoken rule in writing, it’s that first drafts are inevitably awful. And it makes sense. First drafts are often an outpouring of half-formed ideas and random plot points. So when you start editing, it can be messy.
What Comes Next?
NaNo 2018: Recap and Reflections
50,000 words in 30 days? Check! I know. I’m crazy. But as stressful as the last month was, I managed to have a lot of fun as well. As I’m wrapping up NaNo 2018, I thought I’d reflect on the experience and share a few things I learned along the way. Some of these lessonsContinue reading “NaNo 2018: Recap and Reflections”