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.
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 said, I'm not done yet. I know a lot of people [...]
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, my mental health has taken a bit of a downturn. For [...]
I've recently been taking steps to achieve my creative goals, and I've been dealing with self-doubt and insecurity that made me almost forget why I create in the first place.
Now, keep in mind: I have more than 30 story ideas I still need to complete and publish, countless song and poem ideas I still need to complete and publish, and now I have this. I'm laughing at myself as I type this article.
Right now, I'm trying to finish the first draft of a story that I'm hoping will be my first novel. As a result, I want to bring attention to the five books that inspired me as a writer. I'm one of those people that can't choose a favorite book; for me, choosing one favorite song/book/movie/TV show [...]
I talk about finding my flow when it comes to writing on paper versus writing on the computer.