Here’s my latest article on building your writing career! This one is focused less on the ‘why,’ and more on the ‘how to start.’
Read up and get started!
Stuck in a mid-NaNo lull? Draw out your scene. A few unexpected details might help you get back on track. I drew this one out a while back, and it helped me clear my mind as I scribbled a dull grey sky and highlighted a crab with a splash of orange.
See my article with more tips at StoryForge Productions.
Recently I’ve been following my own advice on how to research for your novel with textbooks, interviews, and documentaries. All of you NaNoWriMo lovelies should probably check it out, since you’re scurrying to prep all of your material! Right now, I’m reading The Odyssey for the first time since freshman year of high school and (no surprise) it’s a lot better than I remembered.
What are you researching? How’s it coming?
While hiking in Hawaii, Husband discovered this leaf. It looked like a flat pear! So cute! Sadly, I had to leave it behind. Goodbye leaf; I shall treasure you always.
My grandmother saw this on the sidewalk and thought of me, because it looks like a little faerie wearing a hat. Isn’t that sweet?
Inside view of a glass aquarium. The fish love observing the effects of gravity on land mammals. They bring school groups for educational tours.
A drawing for Miss Romero, from Miss McMillen.
My tumbling leaves that I gathered over summer and some of my books!