C is for Characterization! #atozchallenge

We’re onto day three, which means the letter C! I’ve decided I’ll post veerrrrry briefly about  characterization…which is one of those things that I always heard about. While I had a sense of what it meant in an abstract way, I didn’t really sit down and actually think about its role in my writing for way too…

B is for Backstory #atozchallenge

Day two, which means we’re on the letter B. Hmmm B…. Battlestar Galactica….bananas… blocks…. backstory! All right, let’s talk backstory. Wooooo backstory! I’m way to jazzed about this. Need coffee. Wait, that’s a C. Anyway! As a writer who is interested in fantastical and futuristic settings, backstory is addictive. Coming up with all the little details…

A is for Action! #atozchallenge

Let’s get started with this month of blogging dangerously! So, since I’m starting with A, I figured, I’ll dig right in and talk a bit about action as a part of writing a novel, and how I’m thinking about it. I’ve been writing short-novel length attempts yearly as a part of National Novel Writing Month…

Daydreaming about spaaaaace

I’ve only got a couple of days before this challenge starts, and I may be having a bit of a “what was I thinking?!?!?” moment over here. Regardless, I’m girding myself and will be posting on the regular throughout April… while also participating in Camp NaNoWriMo for April. Woo all the words! Anywho, you now…

Introductions and Memes

Since this is a new blog, and we’ve still got a week before the challenge starts, AND I’m starting fresh, I figure it might be good to have a bit of an introductory post. I am a mid-30s freelancer, who has been ignoring her creative side in favor of paying the bills for most of…

Beginnings and the A to Z Challenge – Theme reveal!

Hello world! Since this is the first blog post, I felt I had to put that in there. An acknowledgement of all the coding languages I’ve ever learned. Often, the first thing that you learn how to do in almost every language is how to get the computer to return this simple phrase back to you. With…