The season for NaNoWriMo is upon us! Preptober is the month before NaNoWriMo starts. It’s when you sit down and figure out all the little things you need to start writing your story on November 1. Plotting sheets, notecards, world building… wine… It’s your time to get everything about your story out of your brain and on paper/computer without actually writing it yet. Come see what I’m doing for Preptober!
One of the biggest obstacles I’ve had trying to get back into writing and being creative was the motivation and the drive to do it. Sure, I knew I should. I knew I wanted to. But I spent a month floundering around, trying to figure out why I couldn’t. Here’s a post about what I’m doing to change that.
I figured I would make a quick post here with a little updating on what I’m doing right now. Being creative had to take a back seat when I started working full-time again, but see what I’m doing to help make it a priority in my life again.
Ok, so this isn’t my challenge but I’m doing it. Or I’m gonna try. Most of you know I have a slight obsession with planning, which led to a disastrous attempt at an organizational website for authors a while back. Things I need to remember… I don’t plan enough to be a professional blogger who […]
So one of the biggest things I’ve done when trying to get back into being creative is to start reading craft books again. I’ve already read a bunch, so I went into my ebook library and picked a few to start rereading. The reason I did that is simple. I felt like I forgot how […]
One of the questions I wondered during design school is how important is sketching now that we live in a computerized age. Is it a defunct technique we no longer need, or do we need now more than ever?