My Writing Problems

I've felt lost as a writer recently, and I hope that talking about it will help. Here are some of my many writing problems: . I've grown impatient. I wrote a 23,000-word novella in one week, edited the whole draft twice the following day, and had ten beta readers lined up just hours afterward. While…

Which Book Should I write?

As some of you know, I recently completed the first book in my novella series Mysticus. I'm currently waiting on my beta reader's critiques, and from there I'll be querying my chosen list of agents. Sadly, I'm a very impatient person. It's something I definitely have to work on, but still... I NEED TO WRITE SOMETHING! With…

How I Write So Much

I've had people ask me how I write so much. Generally, I write around 2,000 words a day, but on a good writing day I can get up to 6,000. I try to write every day, which would make my average writing week 14,000 words. According to these numbers, that would mean that I write…

The Fictional Writer’s Guide DAY FOUR

  Topic A: The Plot Categories: Brainstorming, World building, Story Set-up Topic B: The Characters Categories: Initial Creation, Background, Complexity Topic C: The Writing Categories: The Vital First Chapter, Your Inner Editor, Writers Block Hello writers! I haven't done a post for The Fictional Writer's Guide for a while, so I thought it was time I continued…

Help me Name my MC

I'm having some trouble deciding between a list of names I selected for the MC of my new historical fiction. The book is based in the 1940s, Chicago, and the MC is a twenty-year-old woman. Thoughts?   Thanks for voting!

The Fictional Writer’s Guide DAY THREE

Topic A: The Plot Categories: Brainstorming, World building, Story Set-up Topic B: The Characters Categories: Initial Creation, Background, Complexity Topic C: The Writing Categories: The Vital First Chapter, Your Inner Editor, Writers Block Welcome back, writers! Today I'm going to cover plot structure and creating a basic outline for your book. I know, outlines sound…

The Fictional Writer’s Guide DAY TWO

                          Topic A: The Plot Categories: Brainstorming, World building, Story Set-up Topic B: The Characters Categories: Initial Creation, Background, Complexity Topic C: The Writing Categories: The Vital First Chapter, Your Inner Editor, Writers Block   Hello aspiring world-famous fictional writers! If you haven’t…