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…

My First Writing Conference

In an attempt to be true to my own words about seeking out new friends in the writing community, Jei and I recently attended the League of Utah Writer’s Fall Conference. While obligations sadly cut our original desire to go both days, we were still able to attend all of Friday. Myself, Jei and my…

Sunday Side Quest #25

I really wish that I could keep a little editor in my pocket. Not just because I would love to have someone fix my writing here and there, but more because sometimes I feel as if I wouldn’t fall flat on my face when I say certain things if I had an editor to run…

Sy & Jei’s Five Writing Tips (#3)

Our third installment of Writing Tips from what Jei and I have taken away from our experience or research. #1 Always be Working on your next Project While it is important to finish your current work, don’t let it bog you down or make you obsessive over that one egg in your basket. You should…

Promptober!

As the leaves turn many look forward to the cooler weather and the following gift-giving holiday that is just around the corner. Writers, on the other hand, have something else to look forward to; National Novel Writing Month or more commonly called NaNoWriMo. I have found myself brimming with both excitement and dread as I…