Writing into the dark... discovery writer... pantster.... Lots of ways to describe a writer who just writes. No outlines. No character sketches. Just writing. I have always done this. I've tried to plot and design characters and regulate how things come out on the page. It just isn't me. I get bored with stories quickly … Continue reading Why I like to write into the dark
As I mentioned in an earlier post, I'm about halfway through the third book of the trilogy. I had the title for a fourth book pop into my head, so I'm wondering if there are actually more. The story is actually rounding out that there could be more. But I realized a couple of days … Continue reading Back to outlining
Trust the process - an affirmation for telling stories even when the path doesn't make sense.
Mind-mapping and brainstorming with Scapple.
I write in the dark, which means that I like to write without planning out the entire story. For the longest time, I was convinced that I was the only person who wrote like us. It seemed like everybody else had plot outlines and character sheets and notes and research. I seem to be the … Continue reading What the cat dragged in
Can I just chalk last week up under the category of "Strange & Bizarre" and move on? Yeah, let's do that. But because of events of last week, I haven't quite been feeling myself. I'm okay, but at the same time, something is off. It's like an annoying slightly pulled muscle, the kind where you … Continue reading Progress – May 7, 2018