Thoughts from rewriting my first chapter…for the umpteenth time.

I used to think that I would write the first draft of my novel completely before going back and editing it, but it turns out that I don’t like moving forward with my story until I know that my foundation is solid. Your first chapter, more specifically your first four or five pages, is the […]

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Why having support is paramount for writing.

Sure, the image of the lonely and deep writer who hides away in her small apartment to write carefully constructed masterpieces is a fantastic image. One, I’m not shamed to admit, I have tried to emulate to little success. I’m coming to realize that that image is hard to deal with considering how much I […]

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Editing my high school writing

It’s not that I didn’t know that before, but I’m working on a piece that I started in high school, and, well, I sucked at writing in high school. Looking back, it’s adorable that I thought I was creating amazing prose. Not that my prose are super amazing now, but I can say that they […]

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