More notes from LTUE 2015! These are notes from the writing combat panel I went to. I can't remember everyone who was on the panel at this point, but it did have Larry Correia and Maxwell Alexander Drake. For more details and depth on the subject you can go to Mr. Drake's website www.DrakeU.com and … Continue reading Writing Notes # 5- Writing Combat/Action Scenes
Words to Avoid and Why (a.k.a. Newbie Writing Mistakes #1)
Hello everybody! Today I would like to speak to you about words, specifically words you should avoid while writing your stories. You might ask why should you avoid certain words? Isn't writing a form of self-expression? Isn't there no one right way to write? While that's true, there is no one right way to write, … Continue reading Words to Avoid and Why (a.k.a. Newbie Writing Mistakes #1)
Writing Notes #4 – LTUE & Writing Excuses – What Makes Good YA
Some of this comes from LTUE and some of it comes from the Writing Excuses podcast Season 2 Episode 2 "Writing for Children with Brandon Mull." What is YA? First of all, let's define what exactly the YA genre is. It overlaps with Middle Grade and New Adult (which is a new genre working on … Continue reading Writing Notes #4 – LTUE & Writing Excuses – What Makes Good YA
Hi! I’m back!
Sorry for being absent. I've been working on a movie, writing on my novel and webcomic, and then moving across the continent into another country. I am now in Canada and am still unpacking and still super behind on everything, but it's time to change that! I have several posts for you in very rough … Continue reading Hi! I’m back!
Writing with Goals
Hi! Long time no see. 😛 I took on a freelance visual effects job recently that I thought would last for two weeks and then stretched out to almost six months. It ate my time. Sorry for the absence, but I'm back now! And I wish to return with a word or two about writing … Continue reading Writing with Goals
A Moment of Freedom
So, remember my WIFR post? Remember the post I did just before it where I mentioned being so excited to be done with a job and focus on writing and arting? Well, just before WIFYR I got called back in again to that job. I returned to it right after WIFYR. NOW it is finally … Continue reading A Moment of Freedom
I'm trying to get back in the swing of things now that WIFYR is over. However, I got called back in to that freelance gig for a couple more weeks. I agreed since I know it's very close to done, but it does postpone my ability to be a full-time comic artist and author. I … Continue reading WIFYR 2015
Summary of the Last Two Months
Hi everyone! The last two months have been busy. The next two weeks will also be busy. I'm attending Writing and Illustrating For Young Readers (WIFYR) in two weeks and I have a bunch of stuff to do in order to prep for that. So, the last two months. I worked at a slow but … Continue reading Summary of the Last Two Months
A Laundry Mystery
Soooo, I was trying to figure out why my sheets weren't getting dry in my parent's dryer. This morning I ran my new sheets through my washer and then remembered Dad wants me to use their dryer because he realized my dryer vent is venting to someplace inside the house instead of outside like it's supposed to. … Continue reading A Laundry Mystery
It’s Camp Time!
Camp NaNoWriMo that is. For those of you who don't know, NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month. It happens in November and you aim to write 50K words in one month to get well on your way to having a novel. Camp NaNoWriMo happens twice during the summer (April and July) and it used … Continue reading It’s Camp Time!