May short story and novel updates

How is it already May?! I’m sorry, that’s insane. April flew by, but I did manage to get some writing done. I also got results on my Writers of the Future short story. The Blog I kicked off my economy of language series, which is something I’ve been working toward for a while now. I […]

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April Writing Update

It’s the first Wednesday of the month again, so here’s another writing update for you! I put more of my time into blogging and short stories than I did into my novel last month. I want to do better in April, but I’m crashing and burning at the moment. Real life stuff is taking a […]

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How I’m organizing my second draft

A few weeks ago, I talked a little bit about my drafting process and my goals for each draft. Today, I want to get more into the actual mechanics of my second draft. I’m not a planner, but… Once I get out of the first draft, some organization is inevitable. I’ve touched on macro edits […]

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March Novel Update

I don’t want to overwhelm people with stuff about me when it seems like not a lot is happening, but a novel update (and information other projects) once a month isn’t too bad, right? Here we go! The blog I’ve been making a few slow changes around here! My big project is updating old posts […]

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February Update

Wow! We’re already a month into 2021, and what a year it’s been so far. Here’s a little update on how some of my projects are going. The Novel Update I’m really still in a brainstorming phase here. Part of that is because I still haven’t found a writing software I really love. I might […]

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Trying New Writing Software

Ever since I finished my rough draft, I’ve been working on organizing my thoughts and figuring out exactly what I want this book to say. Unfortunately, my writing software–an ancient version of Microsoft Word–isn’t cooperating very well. There’s a lot going on in my story, at least to me. I have a huge world, and […]

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Looking Back on 2020

I started this website on January 1, 2020, with the intention of having a fully polished, ready-to-publish novel by the end of the year. The last few years of my life had been pretty eventful (mostly in bad ways), and I wanted to challenge myself with something that would have positive results if I stuck […]

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December Update

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I’m kind of in blogathon burn-out mode, so I thought a simple recap would be nice (for me) rather than my usual Wednesday rant. So…Let’s talk about my project list, shall we? Completed Projects The novel The novel rough draft is finished. I think I’ve already mentioned that, but I don’t care. It was quite […]

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October Progress Update

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It’s been a while since I’ve talked about my writing projects here, so I thought I’d do an update post today. If you follow me on social media, some of this might be familiar to you. The Blog Honestly, I’m just keeping on keeping on. I feel like I should do more promotion, and I […]

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Where I am: Progress Report and Novel Updates

If you had told me back in January that I’d be where I am today, I probably would have laughed in your face. Instead of a writing post today, I thought I’d give you a little progress report about the new website and where I am in my novel. Let’s get started! About the website […]

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