Writing about the past is normally my strongest ability, but this novel has been challenging at the very least. More appropriately, this piece of my soul that I have been penning has been the culmination of experiencing all emotions imaginable as they pertain to a single other person. It is based on many true events, though I won’t disclose which are fictional and which actually … Continue reading Upon Completion
The question I am most often asked always seems to be somewhere along the lines of, “How did you come up with that idea?” or “What do you write about?” Those aren’t easy questions to answer, but here’s my best attempt: Currently, I have more ideas for novels than I will ever have the opportunity to write. Everyday I’ll come up with one or two … Continue reading What Do I Write About?
I started writing down all the memories from my adolescence that have forged who I am as a person in a notebook. The more the list grew, the more I realized that nearly all of them had been revisited, tampered with, and included into the monstrosity that is my incomplete novel. At that moment, I understood the impact of this book. Whether it impacts readers … Continue reading Labor of Love
In the past week, I’ve been lucky enough to have had an influx of inspiration while working on my current novel. From Friday to Sunday I wrote 14,000 words, allowing me to reach the halfway point in this work. The most exciting part, for me at least, is that I finally have a name for this novel! All it took was me locking myself inside … Continue reading Excitement! Halfway Finished, Updates, and Announcement