writing

Where Is My Book

I don’t use this blog much anymore, and I know there’s maybe four people out there who will read this blog post about my everlasting struggle to write A Book.

Here’s where the book is currently.

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how 2 write really good

The question I get asked most frequently is “who are you, and what are you doing in my basement?” But a close second is “how 2 write really good?” Let me answer that.

No but really – I’ve been thinking a lot about my writing process, because it’s something that’s grown out of me so slowly and silently that I hardly noticed it happening. But I know 14-year-old me would KILL to have some advice on how to organize ideas and things like that. So I’m going to walk you through How I Write a Story.

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Beginnings Suck: A Look Back At Drafts

Beginnings are the worst.

I just finished up the latest (fourth? fifth?) draft of my fantasy novel. It’s starting to look like a book now. Like something that someone could actually read and enjoy. So I thought it would be fun to look back at all the various ways I’ve started this story.

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Writing and Editing: A Video of You Dancing Horribly

I’ve been thining about editing a lot lately. Maybe that’s because I’m STILL EDITING MY MASSIVE FANTASY NOVEL OH RIGHT. After finishing this keystone chapter the other day (took me 6 weeks to get 2000 words done), I’ve written an additional 8000 words(!) and edited the everliving bumpus out of my chapters.

BUT WHAT EVEN IS EDITING?

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