Editing Update • Twelve Chapters Down, Many To Go

It's almost exactly two months since I finished my first draft. Two months and four days, to be exact. I decided to post an update for two reasons: 1) to update my blog, and 2) to shame myself into getting my shit together and starting my edits again. I haven't edited in about two weeks. … Continue reading Editing Update • Twelve Chapters Down, Many To Go

Achievement Unlocked • I Finished My First Draft

I finished my first draft. I can barely believe I've just typed those words and they're not fiction. I actually finished the first draft of my novel. After years of trying and so many ups and downs, it's done, and it feels AMAZING! If I could go back in time to 11 year old me … Continue reading Achievement Unlocked • I Finished My First Draft

100k Words Written And No Closer To A Finished Draft

Well, the title basically says it all. Allow me to sum up in another way: I am my own worst enemy. I've written over 100,000 words. Don't feel happy for me though, because it's not 100,000 words of one novel. Oh no, not me; I've written approximately 50,000 words each of TWO different novels. Neither … Continue reading 100k Words Written And No Closer To A Finished Draft

Still Here, Still Writing • Writing Progress

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Whew. It's been a while. I haven't updated this blog in... what, two months? Maybe two and a half? I haven't really been keeping track, but it's always been in the back of my mind. What's stopped me from posting? A couple of things; stress from working two jobs and a total lack of motivation … Continue reading Still Here, Still Writing • Writing Progress