I was on a writer forum just checking out random threads. I came across one about book length that intrigued me. Turns out the average fantasy is around 120,000 words. My novels run at on average 250,000 words. And that apparently is one hell of a long books. So I will have to go into… Continue reading Fantays word count
After reading this I might very well pick up the book he wrote about writing. This is pretty solid advice. Some I can really take to heart. Stephen King’s Top 20 Rules For Writers 2. Don’t use passive voice. “Timid writers like passive verbs for the same reason that timid lovers like passive partners. The… Continue reading Steven King and writing
I heard this question asked in a Facebook writing group. When did you want to be a writer? It reminded me of some pleasant memories really. Of being a preteen and writing out these long novelettes, then typing them out on my mothers typewriter. tap, tap, tap *Bing* Swoosh. It was great. Eventually she upgraded… Continue reading When did you want to be a writer?
10 Things to stop doing to yourself as a writer had some interesting points to consider. I think I do more than these to be honest. Writers... we love to beat ourselves up about our writing. "Stop being afraid. Aspiring writers are experts at being afraid. Are you afraid of failure or success? You’ll never… Continue reading What do you to that gets in the way of your writing?