Tag: aspiring author

Why I don’t write what I know

People say you have to learn the rules before you can break them, but sometimes the rules are just ridiculous.

Too Ambitious For My Own Good?

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.

NaNoWriMo 2019 will be different

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… Continue Reading “NaNoWriMo 2019 will be different”

Meet the Characters: My “Sleepy Hollow” Retelling

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.

The hardest part of writing

This morning, I had to remind myself that it’s better to be done than to be perfect.

What inspired my Sleepy Hollow retelling

It seems only natural that something so close to my heart is part of what will hopefully be my debut novel. 

I have no idea what I’m doing

How do you form a brand for yourself when you don’t really know who you are?

My 2019 Resolutions

Well met, everyone, and welcome back to another article! It’s been a while since I’ve been on here, and I’d like to wish you all a Happy New Year! It’s around this time of year when we start to make our New Year’s resolutions,… Continue Reading “My 2019 Resolutions”

I made it (A NaNoWriMo update)

Well met, everyone, and welcome back to the blog! I’m only almost two weeks (!) late, but I made it. I finished NaNoWriMo with 50,000 words. It feels unreal that I made it, what with everything that’s happened in the month of November. That… Continue Reading “I made it (A NaNoWriMo update)”

When you can’t write any more

CW: This article contains references to mental illness and bereavment/grief. If you follow me on Twitter or Instagram, you may have noticed that I’m going through a pretty rough patch. For various reasons, including the loss of my childhood pet cat over the weekend,… Continue Reading “When you can’t write any more”