My Adventures in MG: The Kids

All right, it’s been a while since we were on this adventure together. So, let’s recap. I’ve decided to try to write MG. The first thing I did was read a bunch of MG books, which I am still doing. Here are some of the books I have read since my last post: The TrueContinue reading “My Adventures in MG: The Kids”

About Themes and Messages

Before I get started on the main topic of this blog post, I want to make a quick announcement. As of today, I will be reducing the frequency of my blog posts from twice a month (every other Sunday) to once a month (the first Sunday of the month). This is so I can keepContinue reading “About Themes and Messages”

5 Steps of Novel Writing pt.3 : REVISING

Welcome back! Sorry for the delay. I’ve had a lot going on and didn’t have time to sit down and give this blog post the attention it deserved. I might have bitten off more than I could chew by committing to two blog posts a month and am considering reducing it to one here inContinue reading “5 Steps of Novel Writing pt.3 : REVISING”

5 Steps of Novel Writing pt.2 : DRAFTING

So, you’re done outlining and ready to move on to the next step. Well, welcome to the meat and potatoes of novel writing: drafting. This is where you’ll put your ideas to paper and create what will eventually become your completed manuscript. But first, you must tackle the dreaded first draft. Here are some tips.Continue reading “5 Steps of Novel Writing pt.2 : DRAFTING”

5 Steps of Novel Writing pt.1 : OUTLINE

Alright, alright. I know. This blog post has been done time and time again, but you should definitely listen to me because I’m right… Or, I mean… I don’t know. You’re here anyway. Plus, it’s always good to explore different perspectives and approaches. Okay, so I’m not great at selling blog posts. But here’s theContinue reading “5 Steps of Novel Writing pt.1 : OUTLINE”