As I currently write this post, I’m a scene away from my final revision, edit, and rewrite of my first Novel Manuscript. Sure I’d finished drafts before, but this is no ordinary draft. This is a final copy, a polished script as those in the business would say. This is the first time I can […]Read More Final Draft
There’s a saying that goes a little something like this. To be a writer, you have to be writing. This may be true. But I’ve found that you are a writer if you stop writing but can’t replace the urge to shape words into stories. It’s funny how much one can miss crafting a new […]Read More There’s a Saying About Writers
This one feels real guys. In the last update I spoke of finishing my second novel manuscript. I’ve had about a month to soak it all in and I have to say the feeling of accomplishment is much different this time around. With the completion of the first manuscript, it was a long overdue marathon […]Read More This One Feels Real!
It’s been a while since the last writing update. Don’t worry, I’m still writing. I finished the first draft of the novel I started for NaNoWriMo, the project I’ve referred to for the past several months. I’ve dubbed it Project HAM & Abel. it’s a working title of course. Don’t worry I’m sure I’ll be […]Read More On to the next one!
There are certain points in your novel that you just can’t wait to write. A big plot reveal. A character making a key choice that shifts the story. That final confrontation that you’ve just been itching to write. Whatever it may be, there are certain points in your manuscript that excite you. The scene comes […]Read More When Words Form Art
As you all know, I’m back at work on my manuscript I started drafting during the NaNoWriMo event in November. As a reminder, I’ve set a daily/weekly goal for the year of 2017. So far, it seems to be working out well. When I paused to take a break from my manuscript at the end […]Read More Baby Steps & Reflection
“It’s a trap”
A phrase that has become one of the most enamored quotes from one of the most successful franchises of all time. It echoed in my head recently. It rang in my ears as an annoying alarm that wouldn’t quiet.Read More Trappings of World Building