Writing Report for 2014 and a Preview of 2015

I saved the weakest of my reports for last. Writing in 2014 Writing in 2014 wasn’t what I wanted it to be. The biggest issue I had was that the manuscript I’ve been working on for a very long time has reached a bit of an impasse. I’ve tried to edit...
Course Review – Character Development Intensive

Course Review – Character Development Intensive

Over the years, I’ve taken multiple courses online from Gotham Writers at writingclasses.com. Most of their online courses are 6-10 weeks long and include weekly lessons to read and discuss with your classmates, exercises to complete on your own, homework with...
Not Your Average Thesaurus

Not Your Average Thesaurus

Your plot can be amazing – full of twists and turns and brilliance – but if nobody cares about your characters, it doesn’t matter what happens to them. This is something I’ve been struggling with in my current WIP. My main male character is strongly defined but the...
Developing a Writing Habit

Developing a Writing Habit

One of those fundamental questions for a lot of people when it comes to an activity they love is “When did you consider yourself to be a…?”. Whether it’s a runner, photographer, dancer, designer or baker, there’s usually some milestone...
Book Haul 2014 (so far)

Book Haul 2014 (so far)

I’ve been watching a lot of Booktuber videos (for those of you who aren’t familiar, this is an entire subculture on YouTube of vloggers dedicated primarily to sharing their thoughts on books and reading) and book hauls are popular. Most do a monthly video...