Tag Archives: about writing

Fictional Universe Anyone?

I like the idea of having characters I can invest in and get to know over the course of several books, movies, episodes, and so on.

Writing practices

Some people need absolute silence while others blare heavy metal.

The habits of writing.

Let’s talk about something important. A writer’s ability to turn out words and “get shit done.”

Rambling

There is a strange and confusing moment when I stop to think back on things accomplished and done. On one side of the spectrum I see the good I have done and on the other there is the lagging feeling that something more could have been done. I especially feel this way when thinking back […]

Setting up the Antagonist

So the bad guy, let’s call him Mr. Fluffles.

Setting up the Main Character: Part 2

So you have all this information either in outline, or paragraph, or full out character profile with pages of information. Now What?

Setting up the Main Character

So, you have this idea of a story, and it is basic, just an idea. Now in order for this thing to work the inclusion of people, or aliens, or whatever, that are effected by this idea and see how they deal with the situation.

My year in preview.

I honestly did want to write a “Year in review” type of post, but with all the excuses I could give I didn’t. I did get shit done (for lack of a better term), and I’m proud of what I was able to accomplish. There were several short stories/flash fiction things I posted on the […]

NaNoWriMo and Beyond.

So NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) has ended, and yes I participated. I did, unfortunately, not reach the goal. A vacation involving Mickey Mouse and a cruise, kind of got in the way, but despite that hurdle I was able to reach 43K by the end of the month. Regardless of whether or not I […]

Waiting and waiting and waiting

With NaNoWriMo approaching, I’m finding it difficult waiting for the green light (November 1) to get started on my project. I’ve tried to keep myself busy with the outline I’m working on, but I really want to sink my teeth into the pounding out content. I’m not one to spend this much time on an […]