My random thought to start: Minutes are made up of seconds. Were there once smaller time measurements called firsts, which we got bored of and discarded? Now to the rest of the post! Last time around, I explained how I abandoned my Camp NaNoWriMo project, and decided to focus on learning more about writing technique.… Continue reading Improvement By Reading About Writing
Random topic to start: USB stands for Universal Serial Bus. I can understand why they switched to using initials. In my last blog post, I detailed my plans for this month’s CampNaNoWriMo. I spent June writing out a detailed plan, and when the first of July arrived. I dived in. After a few days, and… Continue reading CampNaNoWriMo, and why my tent’s fallen down.
My blog posts start with something random and unconnected with the rest of the post. Today’s randomness: The letter Q. Why not have one 26th of our alphabet that almost always relies on another letter? Except when it doesn’t, because the English language thrives on irregularity. Such as Qi, which apparently, is ‘the vital life… Continue reading You won’t win Camp NaNoWriMo.
There are just over a hundred hours left in May. Once they’ve elapsed, I’ll have passed my self imposed deadline for finishing my second draft of Generic Fantasy, my NaNoWriMo 2016 novel. As of this moment, I’m not complete yet. But I’m very close. In my last post, I said I’d find something completely random to… Continue reading Nearly There With The Second Draft
I think I’m going to start putting at least one random thing into each of my blog posts. In this case, I’ll use something I found while searching for a public domain image of a meeting. I hope you enjoyed that. In either case, on with the post! I go along to a few writing groups… Continue reading Feedback, and finding harmony through Discord.
I turned thirty this week. I hope that while that three is at the front of my age, I can finish a book, and get it out into the world. With that said, here’s how my work on Generic Fantasy is going. I’ve been struggling a lot with the first chapter. In the first draft, it suffered… Continue reading Progress Report
Hi, I’m an aspiring writer. And I’m risking the wrath of the internet to introduce myself like that. It seems that lately, the word ‘aspire,’ has been demonised. People may well pull this face if they read it: What usually follows is some form of this: ‘You call yourself an aspiring writer? No, you’re doing… Continue reading Demonised Aspirations