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
A vaguely quick post today. It’s possible the government is monitoring all of us in detail at all times. I just wanted to give the shadowy agent spying on me a quick heads up and something new to read while they have to work on a Sunday. Here are some of my thoughts so I’m more… Continue reading Further Editing Progress
February marches on towards March, which will april on towards April. In a few thousand years, that will be the correct way to describe the passage of the months, so I’m getting ahead of the game. You have to prepare, right? Speaking of preparation, I spent January planning edits and additions for Generic Fantasy, the novel… Continue reading Editing Process So Far