Hello, reader, and welcome (back) to Writer Central! An exciting thing happened to me today! I finished my outline! I decided to go back and make an outline for my current manuscript, The Daughter of Darkness (working title). So I thought today’s post should be on outlining a novel, since that crap’s still drilled in my head.… Continue reading All About Outlining
Hello reader! Happy November! Wait. What? NOVEMBER’S HERE? WHAT ABOUT NANOWRIMO?! For those of you who aren’t already aware, NaNoWriMo is a writing marathon that takes place from November first to November thirtieth. If you want to find out more about it, I did a post describing it, and you can also check out the… Continue reading To NaNo or Not To NaNo?
Welcome (back) to Writer Central! Before I dive into today’s topic, I want to apologize for neglecting my blog for over two weeks. Life got really busy and I needed to take a break from it for awhile. But I’m back now! I hope to start posting regularly again. Anyway, since Halloween is tomorrow (for… Continue reading How to Write a Villain
Happy Sunday! So yesterday evening I was trying to decide what I should post about today…and I finally chose a topic. Info-dumping! (Click here to learn what that is.) But info-dumping is just a small part of it. To be more specific, I’m going to explain how to show, instead of tell. And no, this is not… Continue reading Showing Versus Telling
Hello, everyone! How are you all doing? A few days ago, I finally finished The Sword of Summer, by Rick Riordan, which is the first installment of the Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard series. And, even though it took me over a month to finish, it was amazing and I loved it! So, naturally, I… Continue reading The Sword of Summer: Book Review
Hello and welcome to Writer Central! Last Sunday, my cat passed away due to (we think) heart or liver failure. He was young, and it was very sudden for all of us. I still get really sad every time I think about him, so I try not to. But consider this for a moment. How… Continue reading The Emotional Power of Writing
Welcome (back) to Writer Central! Today I’m coming back at you with a post for my Stages of a Book Series. It is the first part of the writing process (for most people), and it’s the stage where you basically just thought-dump and plan for your future manuscript. It’s one of the most straightforward yet simultaneously… Continue reading Brainstorming