Book in Progress — Part Seven: The last Update before NaNoWriMo

Hello readers! This is our last book in progress before NaNoWriMo begins. For those of you who don't know, I have been working on a sci-fi thriller for the past year (more about that in a second), this nano I plan on writing a middle-grade fantasy that I am really excited for. I plan on … Continue reading Book in Progress — Part Seven: The last Update before NaNoWriMo

September 2021 Wrap-up

Hello, hello, hello! I had covid this month so I didn't get to do many of the things I hoped to. I mostly just watched SpongBob... Let's take a look at some of the things that did happen this month. This month I finished Frankenstein which I started last month, and so far I haven't … Continue reading September 2021 Wrap-up

Book in Progress — Part Six: Time Warp

I'm having a crisis. A mental break down or something. Nothing makes sense anymore. What is my book? What is a book? What is life? What am I doing here? I have no idea. I've re-read this project so many times, it doesn't make sense anymore. I feel like I'm in a time warp. My … Continue reading Book in Progress — Part Six: Time Warp

August 2021 wrap-up

Hello readers! How was your summer? Mine was busy as you all know. I'm not looking forward to the poor weather, but I am really excited for spooky season. Down here in Nebraska we have two seasons. Summer and Winter. There is no in between. It's 90 degrees one day and a winter storm warning … Continue reading August 2021 wrap-up

40 Things your character can do when in Pain

Let me guess, you're writing a fight scene and your character seems to be able to brush off every punch without so much as an "Ouch." Hey, don't worry! We've all been there. Being a writer is hard. Especially when you characters are feeling something that you can't relate to. I was struggling just like … Continue reading 40 Things your character can do when in Pain

Book in progress: part five — A little bit about my book & dealing with doubt

To celebrate finishing my first draft, I want to share a little bit about my book with you! And by a little bit, I mean the bare minimum that you probably already know. Sorry, I've had a lifetime fear of being plagiarized, but that's another story for another time. Like any good project, it needs … Continue reading Book in progress: part five — A little bit about my book & dealing with doubt

The Character Arcs: Negative

Heidi ho readers, and welcome back to the mini-series on the adventures of a nerd where I explain the four character arcs as simply as possible. I am finally back with part two and today we are going over Negative character arcs. Character arcs are the inner journey the character takes over the story. If … Continue reading The Character Arcs: Negative