In case you couldn’t tell, I am in serious hibernation, self-seclusion, and sequester, while I complete edits on my second novel. I’ve finally pinpointed the exact ways I need to make it stronger and I’m not wasting a single second to get there. Join me and techno cat, with a resounding –
I found a fantastic image created by K.M. Weiland on her awesome blog to help writers become authors here. It basically breaks down any scene in any chapter and the accompanying sequel scene, so often overlooked. I say all this with the wisdom of one who has read all of Weiland’s posts on story structure and … More Scene writing 101 #amplotting #amwriting #helpfulhints
After writing all night and churning out an awesome (in my humble opinion) second chapter to my new book, I woke up late. Then I remembered Daylight Savings kicked in at 3am and I realized I woke up REALLY late. Blast.
When you write something that you know feels spot on, exactly the voice you were going for, the structure, the plot points unfold just so, that is the holy grail of writing. It took me a long time to figure it out with my first novel (that learning curve is steep), but this second project … More The sweet spot