We as writers put our soul into our work, so to have something so personal cast aside so impersonally is likely going to hurt, and it's okay to feel hurt about it.
To come back to Sleepy Hollow for some reason felt like coming home, and I'm even more inspired to finish my novel now than ever before.
People say you have to learn the rules before you can break them, but sometimes the rules are just ridiculous.
The only problem is that I’ve said the same exact thing about other skills and hobbies like painting, knitting, spinning fibers, bobbin lace making, cooking, resin crafts, baking, and learning how to play at least three musical instruments, and there’s only so much time I can devote to developing all these different skills.
Well met, everyone, and welcome back to the blog! I've recently gotten back from a trip to New York to see family and visit Sleepy Hollow, which I loosely chronicled on my Instagram. While I was there, I kept writing scenes for my novel The Hollow Bones, and I've started to feel somewhat comfortable with starting [...]
As I've been writing my manuscript for The Hollow Bones, a sequel/retelling of Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", I've been thinking of who I'd want to play the characters of the story, if it were completely up to me.
This morning, I had to remind myself that it's better to be done than to be perfect.
It seems only natural that something so close to my heart is part of what will hopefully be my debut novel.
How do you form a brand for yourself when you don't really know who you are?