"What kind of stories are your favorite?" my friend David asked me. I began to try and scramble up an answer, but since I have favorite stories in almost every genre, I told him I could name my favorite story elements, ubiquitous to all genres - and then we decided it would make a good… Continue reading //it’s like in the great stories
My OC Kirikizu, drawn by the incredible-amazing-fantastic Lauren, aka CielaRose on DeviantArt. Usually, I'm an obsessive NaNo poster. I post every few days with updates - snippets, character biographies, what-have-you. This year, though, I seem to have abandoned the 'obsessive poster' persona for 'completely absent blogger' persona. I'm getting a lot done - I've passed… Continue reading //The Dying of the Light: Update + Snippets. A Lot of Snippets.
The Dying of the Light Justice, loyalty, betrayal, and insane fashion. This morning was #thatawkwardmomentwhen you roll out of bed, take your first sip of coffee, and realize NaNo is in three days. Not only is NaNo in three days, but there are large gaps in your plot, the middle is saggy, and you haven't… Continue reading //meet the menagerie
Every month Sky at Further Up and Further In hosts a questionnaire called 'Beautiful People,' but this month's is a bit different, designed for NaNo preparation (although it doesn't necessarily have to be, if you aren't doing NaNo this year). Instead of questions about characters, it's questions about your novel. AHEM. How did you come… Continue reading //Beautiful Books: The Dying of the Light
A few weeks ago, my friend Eli asked what my writing process was like. I laughed, and then realized he was serious and agreed I would. Then I told my friend Arielle, and it was her turn to laugh. It's a well-known fact that claiming a 'process' is probably aggrandizing when it comes to how… Continue reading //my “plotting process”