Everyone has moments when words don’t really happen. In such cases you have two choices: write or don’t write. If you choose to write, then get to it! You don’t have time to read this. But when you don’t write, you can still do work as a writer. There is more to being a writer Read More
Tessa reflects on a month of writing daily. She’s learned what she should do and shouldn’t do.
This week Tessa talks about the urgency of finishing that first draft. That means there are something you can’t do, like editing.
Today, Raven fires off a quick stream of consciousness about being inspired by things that might draw scorn (or worse).
For anyone not writing regularly, the goal of 50,000 words is daunting. It certainly was for me the first time I took part in NaNoWriMo. I wasn’t trained to write daily, and definitely not 1667 words a day. Even now the thought of writing that many words daily seems like much, but it’s not as Read More
A few weeks ago, part of this story came to me. I wanted to write it and publish it on Halloween, because it seemed appropriate. There wasn’t much time left, with everything else going on, but we did it. I wrote it and Raven edited it into a better story. We had fun creating this Read More
Next month, Raven will be releasing The Second Book of Varr – “The One-Eyed Queen” – over at Chronicles of Tyria. Today, we have excerpt from the first chapter.
Last week I shared one way to make an outline and I also mentioned two other things you need before you start writing your story: a summary and a description of your characters. Your characters are what makes or breaks your story. That’s why this week I’m looking at how you prepare your character for Read More
NaNoWriMo is getting closer. This week Tessa talks about what you can do to prepare your story. With the help of a summary, character research and a solid outline, you can start NaNoWriMo with ease.
November means NaNo for writers. It means longer hours, harder work, and the reward at the end of the 50,000 word tunnel.
This week, Raven looks at the other side of the coin and why it’s okay to not do NaNo (and other such things).