Last weekend I participated in my very first writing retreat. Here's what I learned!
that is the question... whether tis nobler in the mind to write alone and suffer an anonymous fortune, Or to share said writing against a sea of criticism
The struggle is real.
You'd think, after having four giant snowstorms in as many weeks and getting a number of days off from work for that very reason, with nothing to do other than sit in my apartment alone, that I would have done MUCH more writing than I have. Nope. Yesterday cabin fever set in and I had … Continue reading writing weather?
Despite taking a week off to work on Scavengers, I still have to push the pub date back (again). So, as a thank you for waiting patiently, I give you the first chapter! -1- I was already having a pretty bad couple of days before I got kidnapped. Not that my life was really all … Continue reading Scavengers, Chapter 1
...is one hour of writing in the middle of a 3-hour "American Horror Story" marathon good? Still working on Dreamwalkers, and I wrote about 1,000 words. Janina was on a roll so I had to keep writing (instead of immediately turning on the next episode, my remote control finger was getting itchy) a little past … Continue reading I’m not sure, but…
Recently I read the novel Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs, which is just such a cool book that I've been telling everyone about it. Basically, the author took a bunch of weird old photographs and wrote a story around them. He certainly had some really, really weird photos, from people who … Continue reading inspiration!
So recently a friend and I began an informal writing group. We've met the past three weeks and it's been great! Not only do I have someone to talk to about writing, I'm getting more writing done (as opposed to how much writing I was getting done in the two months before we started meeting, … Continue reading write it up!