12 Bizarre Questions I’ve Googled As A Writer

Sometimes when you're writing, you need a little help. Sometimes that means a huge undergoing of research, as you'll see from my research tag. Other times it is the dumbest things you'll ever see. Here's 12 of the dumbest, funniest, and downright bizarre things I've recently googled for the sake of my creative writing. "How … Continue reading 12 Bizarre Questions I’ve Googled As A Writer

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4 Ways To Know If Your Opening Chapters Are Working

I have re-written my first chapter for my dark fantasy WIP A Path Of Roots a few times now, but in the past week I've hit on a version of the opening that is really working for me. Granted, it's impossible for me to know this early whether these chapters will be in the published … Continue reading 4 Ways To Know If Your Opening Chapters Are Working

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3 Things Plotters Don’t Understand About Pantsers

Every writer has heard the "pantsing" versus "plotting" debate. The crux of the debate is that some writers prefer to plan a lot before they start their novel and others don't plan as much. In a community dominated by plotters, here's some things I wish people understood about writing a novel by the seat of your pants.