reblogs

The Stagnant Writer — All The Way YA

Remember the days when you thought you knew everything? I’m not talking about when you were a teenager, I mean in your writing life. I remember those days fondly, where I sat at my laptop and forged ahead, unafraid of making mistakes, of using adverbs, of using the same descriptor for every character. Too many […]… Continue reading The Stagnant Writer — All The Way YA

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On Writing, reblogs

How to Collect Writing Ideas While You’re Procrastinating Online — K. D. Dowdall

Melissa Donovan writes, “I love the web. In fact, I think it’s the single greatest invention of the twentieth century. It allows people to meet, connect, conduct business, and gather information quickly and easily, all from the comfort of…well, anywhere. It’s also an entertainment mecca. All that art! Music! Films! Literature! And games. The web… Continue reading How to Collect Writing Ideas While You’re Procrastinating Online — K. D. Dowdall

Novels, On Writing, Reviews, Weekly Updates

Weekly Update (09.04.2017) Of More Words and New Ideas

Currently reading: The True Blood Omnibus by Charlaine Harris Weekly Novel Word Count: 5,430 Weekly Short Story Word Count: 905 Weekly Review Word Count: 564 Weekly Fanfiction Word Count: 1,616 Here's the formula for perfect productivity in writing: ambient soundscapes + disconnection from the Internet = at least 600 words per weekday and over 1000… Continue reading Weekly Update (09.04.2017) Of More Words and New Ideas

Novels, On Writing, Reviews, Short Stories, Vampire Novels, Weekly Updates

Weekly Word Update (4/9/2016)

Currently (re)reading: Night World Volume 1 by L.J.Smith Weekly Word Count (fiction): 3740 Weekly Word Count (review): 2733 Manuscript Word Count: 69051 As you may have noticed, the manuscript word count is back. I didn't put it on my last update as I didn't work on it last week and thus didn't have anything to… Continue reading Weekly Word Update (4/9/2016)

Fanfiction, On Writing, Reviews, Weekly Updates

Weekly Update (19/06/2016)

Weekly Word Count: 7158 Currently reading: Wyrd Sisters by Terry Pratchett (nearly at the end) My weekly word count was quite high this time but most of that word count went towards a writing project that I'm never going to be able to publish: a.k.a. fanfiction. Yes, I did start out writing fanfiction. Harry Potter… Continue reading Weekly Update (19/06/2016)

Agents, Novels, On Writing, Weekly Updates

Weekly Update (12/06/2016)

Weekly Word Count (as of 4:50pm): 5497 Currently reading: Wyrd Sisters by Terry Pratchett (I'm really enjoying the elements of Macbeth parody) I've had an excellent week this week in terms of word count. I find that I can manage this by working on more than one project per day. I always prioritise my novels… Continue reading Weekly Update (12/06/2016)