Writing

Novel Third Draft Status: Underway

Since July, I’ve been planning the third draft of my urban fantasy novel, the working title of which is Generic Fantasy (Thanks to main character Jen and her antagonist, Eric). I made a mental roadmap of what I wanted to achieve, and when. It goes something like this: July-August: Read and make notes on books about novel… Continue reading Novel Third Draft Status: Underway

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Book Review: The Surrogate, by Louise Jensen

September saw the release of author Louise Jensen’s third book, The Surrogate. I read and enjoyed her novels The Sister and The Gift, so it was a no brainer to pick this one up as well. Long story short, I enjoyed it just as much as the previous two. Now for the long version :). The novel revolves around… Continue reading Book Review: The Surrogate, by Louise Jensen

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CampNaNoWriMo, and why my tent’s fallen down.

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.

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You won’t win Camp NaNoWriMo.

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.

Writing

Nearly There With The Second Draft

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