My Writing Life: Designing Settings

For this weeks post on my writing life I have decided to continue with the theme of planning a story and today we are focusing on settings. I'll be using my experience of creating the main setting for my novel The Revelation Academy to give you some tips for creating your own settings. To clarify,... Continue Reading →

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Quarterly Goals Update – April-June

So the first quarter of the year has gone rather quick. This post will be looking back on the goals I set myself for this quarter to see how well I did as well as set some to accomplish before July arrives. My goals for this past quarter: Complete a rewrite of the first ten... Continue Reading →

Finding Motivation to Write

Hello everyone! Today I would like to talk about finding motivation to write, how difficult or easy it can be day to day. On a good day I might be able to write a fair bit, maybe even a couple thousand words on a weekend. It can be anything that motivates me; a dream, a... Continue Reading →

My Writing Life: 1st Draft vs 2nd Draft

Hello everyone! Today I would like to talk about drafting. I am currently on the second draft of my novel The Revelation Academy and I have noticed quite a few differences between my experience of writing them. The first draft was written during NaNoWriMo last year, I wrote the whole 50,000 words of the first draft in... Continue Reading →

Camp NaNoWriMo Is Coming!

Hello everyone. Yes, it's true! Camp NaNoWriMo is coming! Now some of you might have been reading in November last year when I posted about NaNoWriMo and what I was writing. But for those new people out there (who might not know about NaNoWriMo) here is a quick overview. What on earth is NaNoWriMo? And... Continue Reading →

My Writing Playlist

I often come across a debate over whether listening to music while writing is a benefit or if it hinders the creativity. Of course this is down to the writer and there is no right or wrong answer. But personally I find listening to music helps me write, it unlocks the door to my creativity... Continue Reading →

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