Month: July 2017

Compiled World-Building Notes

Compiled World-Building Notes

I tried to participate in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) in 2016, and on the website I found a fantasy forum titled, “You Know You’re a Fantasy Writer When…” A lot of the entries were along the lines of “your world-building document is an 100 page word document and the actual story is 3 pages …

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Dreams

Dreams

It takes me a long time to go to sleep, and I’ve known this for awhile. When I shared a room with my little sister I usually heard her soft snore start up before I drifted off to sleep, even on those rare occasions we went to bed at the same time. When I shared …

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Emotions and Writing

Emotions and Writing

My emotions greatly influence what I write and sometimes even when I write. Right now I’m on the low end of a mood swing, so I want to write really depressing stuff. My poor characters go through Hell when I’m like this. I’ve written rape scenes and cutting scenes and suicide scenes and poetry when …

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Forcing Myself to Write

Forcing Myself to Write

Both this post and the most recent rewritten chapter of A Curious Mask which I posted on Wattpad yesterday, are things I didn’t feel like writing. It wasn’t really that I didn’t want to write, I just wanted to write something else. Like right now, I want to write about Chaos, not post this. I’m posting this anyway, forcing …

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