I sat down to write more of my story tonight, and the first thing that popped into my head was Ewan MacGreggor’s opening monologue in Moulin Rouge. I don’t know if you’ve seen Moulin Rouge. If you haven’t, honestly where were you in ’01? (younger millennials get a pass) That scene filled my head, and … More A Writer’s Journey ~ Truth, Beauty, Love
One of my 2019 resolutions was to stop beating myself up. Trust me when I say, I am the queen of giving myself a hard time. So when life gets tough and I start to miss bookish deadlines, as I did for Bound Beauty, I take it out on myself. Something I had to re-learn the hard … More A Writer’s Journey ~ Be Kind to Yourself
Before we dive into this month’s “journey” feature, I just wanted to thank everyone who has contributed, read and helped support We Write Fantasy. A group of my fellow fantasy authors came together over our love of the genre. We also wanted a place where we could help inspire our fellow writers, whether you’re published or … More A Writer’s Journey ~ Back in the Habit
A couple of years ago, over at my author blog, I shared my experience writing Scarred Beauty (Wylder Tales #2). I had recently devoured Rachel Aaron’s 2,000 – 10,000. In the spirit of National Novel Writing Month, and as I’m currently in the thick of writing my third Wylder Tales, I thought it fitting to revisit my … More A Writer’s Journey ~ 2K per day Challenge
Last Friday, Melissa Wright shared an awesome Writing Hacks about dealing with writer’s anxiety. In our private Facebook group, our authors discussed how we had recently dealt with it and what helped us cope. As I am in the middle of writing my third Wylder Tales novel, I thought it the perfect time to revisit this theme … More A Writer’s Journey ~ Facing Fear Part 2
I’m publishing my first serialized novel in a little over a week, so I wanted to share some things I’ve learned along the way. Every book, no matter the genre or series, presents its own set of challenges. Angel Blue is no exception. If anything, I made things harder on myself by writing in a … More A Writer’s Journey ~ Piecing Your Novel Together
This week, I wanted to repost something I recently shared from my author blog. In today’s mercurial market, it can be a challenge just keeping your spirits up. Even established authors get discouraged from time to time. It’s important we keep our eyes on the end goal, and always remember the reason we do this … More A Writer’s Journey ~ What Defines Success?