Monday Monthly Mop-up – Oct

Welcome to Monday Monthly Mop-up where we take a quick moment to look back on the last month’s highlights and give you a sneak peek into what is to come. October Highlights Sy & Silent Jei broke 400 followers Most Popular Post: Dusting off the Manuscript Most Popular Tweet: He wrapped himself in the anonymity of…

Happy Halloween!

In two days, it will be Halloween. In celebration of our anniversary, Jei and I have spent our weekend away together. It has been a roller-coaster ride of a weekend and isn’t quite over. While this post will be short and sweet I just wanted to say Happy Halloween to everyone and that I am…

Character Profiling

    I have always enjoyed getting to know the characters behind my stories. I have obsessed over their details in my mind for years. I had figured, after the criticism that I had received in the past, that utilizing a character profile, akin to something from my gaming history, was taboo and wrong. There…

NaNoWriMo Prep Time!

It’s October and the scary beast known as NaNoWriMo is right around the corner. The funny thing for me is: I had never heard of the dang thing until last year! That’s right, miss wander around the internet for years had never heard of it. Of course, by the time I DID hear about it,…

Outlining?!

With NaNoWriMo closing in I have found myself looking into a new method for outlining a novel. Due to how long our collaborations usually take, both Jei and I have decided to take on separate projects this year. Despite that our combined outlining method works well, this solo venture has made me realize that I need…

Dabbling in Dabble

As many of my friends and peers know, I am a mistress of notebooks. I love the feel of pen to paper and tend to keep my tradition of writing in binders and books when it comes to creative work. I can’t tell you the amount of times I have said how much I hate…

Creating Magic

So far during the month of preptober, or promptober as I have nicknamed it, I have outlined over a dozen possible books. One of the twelve has stuck out to me enough to further my world building past the initial rough outline. Along with the general application of world building I have also taken on…