Hello everyone. It’s been almost eight months since I started writing for this blog (I started a little bit before I actually started uploading in an attempt to be ahead of schedule). To everyone who’s followed, liked, commented and read my posts, thank you! It really means a lot to me. In this time I’ve … Continue reading An Update
So it’s been a while since I started posting chapters of the story I’ve been writing for a while: The Necromancer’s Daughter. This isn’t the first draft of this story and will by no means be the last. With that out of the way, this is a version I’m quite happy with. The first arc … Continue reading 5 Chapters later
And this is what I learned. When I started this year I’d just finished my first year of having a reasonable amount of writing output. I’ve been writing stories on and off for the past (almost) 20 years, but ever since I started getting a bit older I’ve been struggling. As those of you who … Continue reading I wrote 1000 words a day for 100 days straight
I have been writing stories for a very long time now. The first time I put pen to paper as a hobby was when I was only 9 years old. That’s almost 2 decades ago now, I think I’m getting old. Back then I had a little writing club with some of my friends. I … Continue reading Originality in Fiction
You’re the meaning in my life, you’re the inspiration. I don’t think I’m the only one who experiences this feeling. Writing is my passion. I love thinking of stories, writing about things I like, creating worlds, stories and characters. But when it comes to actually putting those on paper, I struggle. For years I would … Continue reading You’re the inspiration
This post will contain a few minor spoilers for the Percy Jackson book series, so beware of that. Gods, titans, centaurs, demigods and all the fun problems this creates for your narrative. Percy Jackson is a wonderfully created story about what impact these creatures would have on modern day America. I’ve always liked mythology and … Continue reading Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Mythology in Fiction
As I’m writing this, I have a video from Abroad in Japan open on my second monitor. It’s a video in which the host is showing off Kyoto’s Traditional Townhouses. As a fan of anime and many other parts of the Japanese culture, I would love to go to Japan on vacation some time. The … Continue reading Follow your dreams.
Why do you write like you're running out of time?Write day and night like you're running out of time?Every day you fight, like you're running out of timeKeep on fighting, in the meantime- These are the lyrics to the song Non-Stop from the hit musical Hamilton. I was a big fan of the music, especially … Continue reading Write like it’s running out of style!
2020 was the year I was going to get my shit together. I had big plans pertaining to writing again, after spending several years on and off trying without much success. I love writing, but I have often struggled to put that first word onto paper. Once that’s written down, the rest comes almost naturally, … Continue reading 2020 in hindsight
It’s something I’ve run into again and again during my life. I am obsessed with quality. If it won’t reach a certain quality then it’s not worth doing. Well, that’s what it boils down to at the end of all of it. It’s not something I actively think. Logically I know that not everything has … Continue reading I am obsessed with quality.