On February 24th, I started writing the first draft of my first novel. This isn’t the first time I’ve started the first draft of my so-called first novel. I’ve developed–and perfected–a start/stop method of writing, where I plan and plan and plan, then after spending waayyyy too much time in the planning phase, I will finally … More The First Draft
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Image by: Jonathan Reyes It’s been a little quiet over here for the past few weeks. I’ve been working on a new project, one that I’m excited about. For the past five weeks, I’ve been attending an online writing workshop and I’m in the beginning stages of a novel. The story idea is one that … More The Tale of One Writer’s Journey
It’s been a while since I’ve done a song title writing prompt post. This time rather than pull from my MP3 player, I’ve perused the internet for some titles to share with you to hopefully inspire your next piece of writing. Dirty Old Town – The Pogues Mack The Knife – Bobby Darin Copperhead Road – Steve Earle … More Song Title Inspiration
Recently I was wasting time on Pinterest and discovered a little something called a writing shed. Clearly this is not a new idea, but it is a foreign concept to me. I want one. The idea of my own little room detached from the house makes me giddy inside. Ah, the peace and quiet. … More Where Do You Write?
Once again, I’ve scrolled through my MP3 player to find some song titles to inspire your next story. Quite an interesting mix of tunes. I see romance, Sci Fi, thriller…hey, even a little erotica. Jungleland – Bruce Springsteen Fly Me To The Moon – Frank Sinatra Symphony of Destruction – Megadeth Supermassive Black Hole – … More Song Title Inspiration
I love the song, Whiskey Drinking Woman by Nazareth. The other day while getting ready for work I heard it and my creative juices started to flow. I asked myself questions like Who is this whiskey drinking woman and why does she drink so much? What does she look like? What led her to become … More Song Title Inspiration