How To Stick To Your Goals

Last week I put up two polls to find out what your best and worst habits as writers are, and which attitudes you’d like to change.  Thank you all very much for taking the time to vote and comment, it was very informative! As I promised, today we’ll discuss the results. I must say I wasContinue reading “How To Stick To Your Goals”

Taking On Insecurity And Kicking It To The Ground

Insecurity is part of being a writer as much as fascination and frustration, and even the toughest, most acclaimed authors share this horrible absence of confidence now and then. There’s no way to outrun it, the best chance we have is to learn how to deal with that inner voice in our own way. ButContinue reading “Taking On Insecurity And Kicking It To The Ground”

Crazy Writing in November and the Top 10 Most Bizzare Mental Disorders

November is the perfect month for writing and being creative, whether along with the gazillion people doing NaNoWriMo, or just because the weather has begun to suck so badly there’s just no other viable thing to do but curl up with a good book (preferably your own manuscript) and travel to another world. This yearContinue reading “Crazy Writing in November and the Top 10 Most Bizzare Mental Disorders”

Manuscript Revisions – Let’s Draw Some Blood

I’ve launched into the revision of my novel, so it’s time I showed you my weapons and merciless strategy. Over the coming few weeks, I’ll post on Mondays about manuscript analysis and revision tactics as I apply them to my own draft. I’ll try to keep them as factual and general as possible, but it’sContinue reading “Manuscript Revisions – Let’s Draw Some Blood”

Creeping Up On Psychological Thrillers

The other half—the darker half, mwahaha!—of my genre of heart is psychological thriller. I’d love to talk about that one just as much as about science-fiction, though I’m not quite sure where to start. So I’ll go ahead and describe it the way I see it, and see from there. According to common definition, a “psychologicalContinue reading “Creeping Up On Psychological Thrillers”