Tag Archives: Outlining

Goodbye 2013, Hello 2014

I’m looking forward to the new year. This is mainly because, as a writer, 2013 was for the most part a bust. Without exception, I kicked every writing goal I set for myself to the curb this past year. So … Continue reading

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Writing Tools: Liquid Story Binder XE

Everything about LSBXE is flexible, and the uses to which you put your binders is no exception. One binder can be created for a series of short stories, for instance. I have heard of one fantasy writer using a binder solely for world-building, while using a separate binder for each story or novel that takes place in that world Continue reading

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Outlining The Unseen

This highlights another great passion of mine as far as writing goes: turning stereotypes on their head. I find a great deal of pleasure in letting a reader’s expectation be set by common bias, so I can flip it over and show something real about the character. Continue reading

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National Novel Writing Month

November is a busy month for Americans. Thanksgiving is the big holiday, and usually involves lots of family, friends and food−quite the social occasion. As a writer, November is even busier than for others, because it’s also National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), and those of us who choose to participate will find themselves frantically typing away in every spare moment available. Continue reading

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