Self-Doubt is a Bitch

Every day I wake up and say to myself, "Alright, it's time to get crackin' on chapter ___, you've been wasting a lot of time." And more often than not, I go to bed without having written a single word. Not because I don't know what to write, but because I become overcome with this… Continue reading Self-Doubt is a Bitch

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Challenges are cool

Well friends, I have found yet another challenge in writing. My novel is going to have a lot of memory alteration (i.e. the protag will literally just forget things that have happened). And since the novel is first-person present tense, I’m struggling between two stylistic choices: should I just tell them as they happen and… Continue reading Challenges are cool

ICYMI: Chapter One

Hello friends! I'm feeling a little drained today between the job search and Destiny 2, so I'm just gonna roll with an ICYMI post this afternoon. If you haven't seen it yet or just haven't had the time, here's a link to a post from last week including the entire first chapter draft of my… Continue reading ICYMI: Chapter One

A Little of your Time

Welp. Here's the entire first chapter if you'd like to take a look. It's about 7,000 words or about 30 pages, by the way. If you're feeling up to the task and have already read the bit I shared before, there's a big ole horizontal line where you left off. I almost didn't share this… Continue reading A Little of your Time

Finding my Way

So, I guess in an effort to stick to my guns in a previous post about criticism and feedback, I wanted to share a short excerpt (roughly six pages in Word/2,000 words) from the beginning of the novel I'm currently working on. I haven't shared it without people I don't know personally in quite some… Continue reading Finding my Way