National Novel Writing Month: Day One

Today, the first day of November, is important for several reasons (to this blogger: two reasons in particular): yesterday was Halloween (which means: THANKSGIVING IS ALMOST HERE) and today is the first day of National Novel Writing Month. What is National Novel Writing Month (or: NaNoWriMo, for short)? You, as a participant, write 2000+ words…… Continue reading National Novel Writing Month: Day One

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The Heroes We Need

All image credit goes to the creators of the respective films or franchises that own them! Wonder Woman is owned by Detective Comics.  Doctor Who is owned by the BBC. Respective Game of Thrones characters are owned by HBO and George R. R. Martin. The Wonder Woman: Dawn of Justice movie was everything I could…… Continue reading The Heroes We Need

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On Writing: Fanfiction

Fan fiction in any form can be entertaining. Some people use it to hone their own skills (be they writing, drawing, digital art, comics strips, voice acting, etc) others use it as a form of immersion.  Personally, fan fiction is a fine instrument that, when used correctly, has an infinite amount of potential. The difficulty…… Continue reading On Writing: Fanfiction

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Writing Rut

I walked a half mile to the library to write, completely motivated.  Sat down, pulled out my computer, started my Spotify Writing Playlist, and opened my writing program. Nothing.  It all came to a screeching halt.  Dammit. It does not help, though, that I am currently sitting next to a thinner, slightly older version of George R.…… Continue reading Writing Rut

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I Want to Host a Writing Contest…

I’ve had this urge or desire or whatever to host a short story writing contest.  As unsure as I am to try doing something as far out into space as that, it seems like a fun idea. As a writer, currently trying to finish a novel (and blogging), it seems exciting to get a group…… Continue reading I Want to Host a Writing Contest…