A couple weeks ago I promised a list of all the writing resources I’ve come across that have helped me become a better writer. I hope these links can help you as much as they’ve helped me.
Characters are a big thing for me. I mean, duh—I’m a writer. But I’ve always had a special spot in my heart for character. Above all else,…… Read more “Badass-ify Your Characters: Alex’s Guide to Revision Part 2”
I finished my second novel a little over a week ago. It took me four months, in which I stressed myself out to the max by trying…… Read more “On Endings”
“I’m not done with you,” I say, voice low. “What the hell happened this morning?” “I told you already,” he says, irritated. “I thought I’d let you… Read more "Vindicta – Snippet #1"
The book recommendations return, just in time for the end of NaNoWriMo!
“Oh, you’re a writer? What do you write about?” Answer: THINGS.
I’ve been down this writerly road several times. Revisions aren’t not easy. You might think it’ll be easy and you’ll be done in a few days, but yeah, no. Inevitably, there will be a lot of junk food consumed and tears shed, but you don’t have to let it take over. Here are a few ways to make sure revising doesn’t make you lose your marbles.
I’ve got 99 problems and all of them have to do with me being a nerd.
So, last week, this hashtag, #VeryRealisticYA, was created by @ABoredAuthor (aka John Hansen), and it caught the online writing community by storm. The tweets people sent in…… Read more “The Truth Behind #VeryRealisticYA”
I’m a feminist. This might be very obvious to the (few) people who follow me, but I’m a feminist. Yeah. I know someone somewhere will sigh when…… Read more “Writing Strong Female Characters: Feminism in Fiction”