You’ve come up with the perfect idea for a novel. Now it’s time to sit down and write. You open your word processor, type in your working title and name (can’t start without that), go to page one and…. freeze. What now? Do I just write? Where do I start? How do I know where…Continue reading My novel writing process: EXPOSED!
When writing any work, it’s a good idea to establish goals. Some authors may focus their efforts on exploring the entire life of a character in a compelling way (Patrick Rothfuss and Name of the Wind). Another may focus on terse, expressive sentences and a relationship between father and son (Cormac McCarthy and The Road). Another…Continue reading Grim Curio Writing Goals – A Deep Dive into the Ideas Behind The Process
Improving writing quality is hard. Especially when you’re working on your own. There are so many things to juggle. Character motivations. Grammar. Setting the scene effectively. Not to mention pure entertainment value. Becoming a better writer takes practice and persistence. But it can be a helluva lot easier when you have a straightforward list of…Continue reading 41 Questions to Improve Your Writing and Critiquing