My Adventures in MG: When I Was Your Age…

Previously on Some Nonsense I Wrote… I’m trying to write MG. My next step in this journey was me trying to tap into myself when I was MG aged. That’s hard to do and I quickly gave up, but I found an easier path. I didn’t need to try and get into an 9-year-old’s headspaceContinue reading “My Adventures in MG: When I Was Your Age…”

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”

My Adventures in MG: Reading

I’m eventually going to get back on my normal schedule. I promise. On my epic quest to start writing MG science fiction, I have taken what I perceive to be the first step. And that is: simply reading a bunch of MG to see how it’s done. I have acquired many of my books fromContinue reading “My Adventures in MG: Reading”

My Adventures in MG: Prologue

I know this blog post is late late late! (A “late” for every week it’s late.) I have been so incredibly busy with school and life I have not had a minute to sit down and write anything at all. Not homework (which I am way behind on), not my own writing, and definitely notContinue reading “My Adventures in MG: Prologue”

My NaNo Experience

I attempted my first NaNoWriMo this year. For those who don’t know, NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is an annual event where participants attempt to write 50k words in a month. There’s no real prize but bragging rights. Still, the community involvement plus deadline pressure can be a great way to get a lot ofContinue reading “My NaNo Experience”

Blog Break: Finals + TERNARY art

I wasn’t planning on doing this, but I have three final projects all due on Tuesday, and I absolutely do not have time to write a blog post. At least, I don’t have time to write one that would be worth reading. Unfortunately, I have to take this blog post off as well. I willContinue reading “Blog Break: Finals + TERNARY art”

Blog Break: NaNoWriMo

I will be taking this and the next blog post off to work on my NaNoWriMo project: Protect the Innocent. Posts will resume on December 13th. See you then! Runner Pholidota’Dom, trained as a Paladin of the Order since childhood, must break her sacred oath and assassinate the imperial heir for the money to saveContinue reading “Blog Break: NaNoWriMo”

Character Profile: Gareth

Try as he might to drown out the past, it always finds a way to seep through. Full Name: Gareth Fuentes, or “Gary” as Elora likes to call him. Age: 28 Birth date: August 25 Height: 6’2″ Weight: Light for his height. Gary is tall and lean. Personality: Gary is authoritarian, cold, and closed off. As head of his department, heContinue reading “Character Profile: Gareth”

Character Profile: Bertie

The first man to enter the alien vessel known as the Compass never came back out. Full Name: Albert “Bertie” Fuentes Age: 28 Birth date: January 20 Height: 5’8″ Weight: Heavy. Bertie has a thick, stocky build. Personality: Bertie is kind, caring, compassionate, and outgoing. Considering himself a “people person” he is the best friendContinue reading “Character Profile: Bertie”

Character Profile: Elora

In a solar system that fears and hates robots, Elora has the misfortune of being a cyborg. Full Name: Elora Cussons Age: 22 Birth date: November 7 Height: 5’7″ Weight: Heavier than you’d think (due to her metal implants). Personality: Elora is arrogant, snarky, sarcastic, and often downright mean. She’s become an expert at keepingContinue reading “Character Profile: Elora”