Sometimes, to get the pen ink flowing, you need a good writing prompt or exercise. I don't use them that often, but when I do use them, I always find them to be very helpful in getting me back into that writing mood. Whether you go through these all in one day or you do… Continue reading Here are 5 Random Fantasy Writing Prompts to Get You Writing
Today is July 31, 2019, and I finished up my goal of writing 50,000 words for Camp NaNoWriMo with a word count total of 50,462 words. I am not exaggerating when I say I gasped when I saw that I hit my goal. There have been so many times this month where I thought it… Continue reading I Won Camp NaNoWriMo!
July started with me as an optimistic writer, hitting my daily word count goal every day. It's ending with me being slightly behind but determined to still write those 50,00 words for my Camp NaNoWriMo Challenge of 2019. So, around mid-July, life started to happen. I got a new job and went in for lots… Continue reading How Camp NaNoWriMo is Going as the End of the Month Approaches
During this month, I took a two-day break from writing. It was during some major birthday celebrations among close friends and family. Though I enjoyed the time I spent with those I care about, I won't lie, the worry of falling behind was constantly in the back of my mind. It is so hard to… Continue reading Why Falling Behind during Camp NaNoWriMo isn’t so Bad
My Camp Project: Currently, I am working on the first novel of a trilogy. It's working title is Maanosa Book One, because I am unoriginal and can't think of anything else at the moment. My goal for Camp NaNo this year is to write 50,000 words. Camper Introduction: I am 22-year-old writer who lives in… Continue reading Who I Am as a 2019 NaNoWriMo Camper
This post was written on July 8, 2019. Today is day eight of Camp NaNoWriMo. It's been a full week of my 50,000 word challenge for my novel, and so far, I've written 15,140 words. The entire first week, I've been writing over the 1,613 suggested daily word count goal. At this rate, I'll be finishing… Continue reading How Camp NaNoWriMo is Going So Far
If you've been a part of the writer community for long, you may have heard of a writing ritual. Usually, rituals consist of a writer's favorite snack, the essential fingerless writing gloves, a lit candle or two, and of course, a laptop ready to go. I personally love the idea of writing rituals. I have… Continue reading The Top 5 Things Your Writing Ritual Needs
The First Quest A Fantasy Realm Tale | Aired on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 on WHUS Radio FM Learn the tragic love story and mysterious circumstances of Keela and Finn, a couple who live in the kingdom of Lionheart, on your very first quest. This is a transcript of the story along with the full… Continue reading The Fantasy Realm Archive
Do not let the exclamation point in the title of this blog post fool you. I am shaking-in-my-jeans terrified of joining Camp NaNoWriMo. I've known about National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) for a while now, and when I say a while, I mean several years. In fact, so long, Camp NaNoWriMo wasn't even a thing… Continue reading I am Joining Camp NaNoWriMo!
I've written a solid book proposal thanks to my English class, but because of it, I have to change a big fat something in my novel. I'm happy that I caught it and can fix it, but it put me in this headspace that I never seem to get out of. I have to push… Continue reading Just Hit Send | Query Quest Update