The KEY to writing about tough topics

Now, I'm not claiming to be the most experienced writer of tough topics, or even the most experienced writer at all. I only have one novel that's completely written (kind of), and while it covers a variety of tough topics like sexual assault, mental illness, and sexuality, I have personal experience with all but one … Continue reading The KEY to writing about tough topics

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I’m taking a break from revising my novel, and that’s okay

When I started this blog, I had planned on using it in part to write about my revision process and the trials and tribulations that go with that. That's still the plan, but it's super hard to do when you're not actually doing much revising. So here's the first update for you all: I'm taking … Continue reading I’m taking a break from revising my novel, and that’s okay

How to create a character mood board (and why I’m obsessed)

Yes, I still hate character charts. Yes, I still try to fill them out and get bored every time. And yes, I have officially found something even better than those 5 fun ways to develop your characters I wrote about a while ago. And that, my friends, is making character mood boards. Yes, you read that right. … Continue reading How to create a character mood board (and why I’m obsessed)