Okay, after a short while in the writing community, I am really grateful about how much I learned. I learned about myself, my writing habits, my writing mood and what interests me. I learned not to accept every possible manuscript exchange for an honest review. I learned new fancy writing words. And many more I… Continue reading Things that suck in the Writing Community, or Why we are all dicks with self-promotion.
Oh dear, Oh dear, Oh dear. Pure excitement.You know that feeling of frustration and almost physical chest pain of being unable to write a single word for days? Months?And you know the feeling after those long months of torture, when you finally find yourself writing whole pages without a stop? And you're so inspired, that… Continue reading Victory Over Writer’s Block
This post was originally published on Writing About Writing, May 6th, 2014I like to believe that I am days away from finally wrapping up my manuscript (which doesn’t include pulling my hair over the right cover art, possible excruciating dilemmas about whether a book trailer is necessary, and also struggling night after night for a perfect synopsis).… Continue reading What I Learned From Writing My First Novel
So this is new. I've been writing my whole life, but I didn't expect this. A story I began, started to develop into a novel, without me knowing. It wasn't my fault! Is it normal to wake up with it and go to bed with it? Is it normal to speak your characters' dialogues while… Continue reading Writing. A. Novel.