As requested by a friend, I have put together her a list of things that will help you with this year’s National Novel Writing Month. I have completed only two, but I think that you guys might find these tools and supplies useful. Nano can seem like an overwhelming task...and it can be your first [...]
One of the most rookie mistakes that can out writers is their misunderstanding of the subtleties of punctuation. As someone who has a semicolon tattooed on her chest, clearly grammar and is important to me. And it should be to you too!
Myth is a folklore genre consisting of narratives that play a fundamental role in society, such as foundational tales. We all know the basic mythology that we use in writing but each culture has different lore, some that can offer different types of stories, fables, myths, and gods to play within our writing. If you [...]
So you finished your first draft. Maybe it was just finishing, maybe its December or January and you’ve finished the madness that is National Novel Writing Month. Either way, now you have a document in front of you. Its rough and maybe even scarier then the blank page was because what the hell are you [...]
We know them, we love them, sometimes we shouldn’t, but we still do. Making an Anti/ Flawed/ Tragic hero isn’t something that's easy though and I have come across a few that seem to forget certain traits that are needed for the hero not to just be a douche bag and villain. What Is an Anti-Hero or [...]
The starving artist is an understatement when it comes to writing a novel. When you look at the number of hours that we spend sitting in front of a screen from start to finish, than look at what the average author makes with their books (And by average I don't mean Dean Koontz or Stephen King) [...]