Week 2 Surprises

I definitely hit that second week slump. But I kept up with my goal of writing 2k words per day. Slowly but surely, my plot is starting to take shape. I've really enjoyed not being confined to one voice or one point of view. Jumping around from character to character has helped me flesh out… Continue reading Week 2 Surprises

Advertisements

On Producing

Yesterday, my 14 year old stepbrother emailed me a copy of the novel he's been working on. I opened the Word document entitled "Cupid" - not really sure what I was expecting to find. What I found put me to shame. The document was 100 pages long. Surely, if my 14 year old stepbrother can write one… Continue reading On Producing

Writing as Discovery

It’s a common misconception that writing is simply the process of transmitting the words in your head to a sheet of paper. But this couldn’t be further from reality. In fact, the first words I put on paper are rarely the ones I agree with. I write, not because I have the answers, but because… Continue reading Writing as Discovery