Week Twelve Check-in!

Hi to any and all that are reading this. I want to thank you all for stopping by to check in with me once more, especially this week. If you have read along with me over the weeks, you will have seen many instances of weekly successes... but that will not be the case this…

Week Seven Check-in!

Hi to any and all that read this. Thanks again for stopping in to examine my week in review of writing; its done wonders to keep me accountable in my goals. I truly don't think I'd have come so far without this weekly blog post to keep me writing away. I am happy to announce…

Plotting–Yay or Nay?

This past Wednesday, I wrote a journal entry about the misadventures I experienced with my first attempt at writing a novel. I don't even think the term pantser was around back then, but that was exactly what I was doing. I'm not saying I was some sort of trailblazer when it came to winging it,…

Week Six Check-in!

Hi to any and all who happen to read this. It has been a terrific sixth week in my writing odyssey, and I'm happy to report that I've hit my goal of five thousand words once again. Not only have I hit the goal, but it's the second week in a row that I've just…

How Flawed Are Your Characters?

Characters in fiction come in all kinds of disguises, from all kinds of backgrounds with varying goals. There is no right or wrong way to create our characters. With that said, there is still an ever lurking issue in the background... one which threatens the relatability of characters in books everywhere. I'm speaking about the…

Week Five Check-in!

Hi to all who are reading this. Thanks again for checking in with me each week. Accountability has really done wonders for me, helping me to stay vigilant with my writing. Not only am I writing more each week than I had before, but I also found that it has made me spend my time…

Week Three Check-in!

Hello to anyone who's reading this. I want to thank you for checking in with me each week; it's truly helpful with holding myself accountable in my writing endeavors. If you'd like, you can subscribe to my blog, getting notifications of any new posts. I plan to write more posts, discussing my current projects. I…

Week Two Check-in!

Hi to any and all that are reading this. I want to thank you for following along with me into a second week of my writing goals. Writing can be a difficult endeavor, one that can seem pretty lonely when it's just you and a blank, white page. That's partially why I decided to make…

Week One Check-in!

Hello to anyone who happens to be reading this. As you may or not know, I made some goals last week to help hold me accountable in my writing endeavors. The biggest goal I set was to write five thousand new words each week. Now I know this isn't a large number of words for…