My Writing Ritual and Process

Anyone who writes has a ritual and a process, or is in the middle of finding a ritual and process that works for them. Your writing process is how you go about writing, such as whether you’re a plotter or a pantser, where you…

Camp NaNoWriMo: How to Write MORE by Lowering Your Word Count Goal

Hey, it’s July’s Camp NaNoWriMo, and I’ve been participating! Mostly. I feel like after the first week of Camp NaNo, the excitement of the new endeavor to write words tends to die down, and this month has been no different. I feel it both…

Vampire Fiction You Won’t Hate

“Do you not know that tonight, when the clock strikes midnight, all the evil things in the world will have full sway?” re: May 4th. Old lady at Bistritz—Dracula by Bram Stoker I love vampire fiction, and I don’t know why. Wouldn’t it be…

Survival Skills for Camp…NaNoWriMo

We are in the second week of Camp NaNoWriMo for July 2018. Homesick yet? I’m not! I am absolutely loving my noveling journey this month. I have written every day so far, and I am far exceeding my goal by more than I ever…

Anomalous Ira, a Nathaniel Wheelwright Vignette

You might remember Nathaniel from last Satórday’s post. You can expect to see more of this precious boy in my novels one day, but since those are still under construction, here’s your sneak peek. I do not consider the following snippet to be canon….

How to Be a Writer in 3 Easy Steps

Be a writer—the easy way!

Recommendation: Finish the Damn Book!

As it is currently July—AKA: Camp NaNoWriMo!—I thought it prudent to provide writers some assistance in cranking out a novel. Here’s what I have for you. BOOK SUGGESTION Area of Advice: Productivity Finish the Damn Book! by Martin McConnell I’ve been reading Martin McConnell’s…

In-Character Poem: softness

softness by N.D. Wheelwright I beg for a moment, a lingering eternity in your grace, denouncing the cyclical revolution of my own desires, unearthed: a soul for one more day of spineless perpetuation, joyless survival colliding with the blazing forest He made and yet…

Camp NaNoWriMo: Heard of It?

I know it’s Friday and the writing advice is supposed to be saved for Tuesdays, but Camp NaNoWriMo starts on July 1st, and it’s an awesome opportunity to get productivity on your writing project that only comes around a few months out of the…