All good ideas!
Phew! Wow. A month flew by, didn't it? Well, it did for me. I got a freelance VFX compositing job this month and have been working on that along with taking care of friend drama. I got overwhelmed and behind on everything at home, but at least I still managed to write. I get to commute … Continue reading Hiiiiiii
On May 31, 2014 I went on a hike with my father and husband to Timpanogous Cave. It was a very nice little spring morning on the shady side of the mountain, which was good since we're all (except my hubby I guess) kind of out of shape and going up an incline is hard. … Continue reading Spring Hike 2014 – Timpanogous Cave and Alpine Loop
This past weekend I went to LTUE (Life, The Universe, and Everything) a writing conference in Provo, Utah. I went to many helpful panels and took lots of notes. I plan to share them all with you! First off, some notes on writing fantasy: Why fantasy? Because it's cooler. Because dragons. (That was one guy's … Continue reading Writing Notes #3 – LTUE – Tips for Writing Fantasy (& Writing in General)
Valentine's has never been a big holiday for me or my husband. Our very first Valentine's together as significant others was during the school week and we had big projects to do in our 3D Art class, I think it was the wearable art project. We worked on our homework that night. On that project … Continue reading A Cup of Valentine’s Sugar
I went to a couple writing panels the other weekend when I attended Salt Lake Comic Con Fan-Experience. I figured I'd share my notes with you on two panels that I found helpful. 🙂 Writing and Your Health As writers, sometimes out health goes out the window as we focus on our next big story … Continue reading Writing Notes #2 – FanX 2015 – Your Health as a Writer and the Future of YA Writing
Very good thoughts. I need to write more.
I went to a panel about good art direction for comics/screenplays/etc. It turned out to mostly be a panel about being art-directed by an art director, but I did manage to pull out some tidbits of advice for figuring out art direction on your own. First off, you're trying to tell a story through pictures. … Continue reading Art Direction for Comics & Stuff – Notes from FanX 2015
This year Salt Lake Comic Con decided to do their Fan-Experience convention the last week of January. It took up my whole weekend. I slept almost the whole day today trying to catch up on rest. I don't know why it got me so tired, but it did. Overall, this Fan-X wasn't as good as the … Continue reading Salt Lake Comic Con Fan-X 2015
Now to discuss the senses. We human being have five of them: sight, smell, taste, touch, and sound. Most of us are more visually based, so we often see things described that way. That's fine, but if we want to make our description rich and unique we need to remember to use the other senses. … Continue reading Description Part 3 – The Senses