Inspiration is what we live upon. That is the truth of being a writer. All beginning with a single spark, one which begins all our ideas and one which leads us to work. Inspiration to me, has always been one where I’m the active person. I always end up seeking it actively because I know… Read More What are my main sources of inspiration?
Process to me, is often something personal. You don’t need to justify why you chose your process. And no one should ever tell you whether it’s wrong or right. Only you truly have the right to make the changes. And these are my reasons why. Process is not always the same, or that writers can… Read More Your process is your own
The revision process is often one of my favorite times to work on a manuscript as it allows me to refine ideas that have been set and placed in the first draft. It is also a moment where I better the sort of writing that I have done in the first draft. Providing more details,… Read More My Process: Revising
Masami stepped forward, unsure whether to think of this as her doom or a step in the right direction. Either way, she promised and she was here with Yuki. One she had promised to do so, and as he had said it could be important. It could bring them to somewhere, especially if it was… Read More Chapter Eleven: Nothing is gained
I have this stage where I’m mostly focusing on pre-writing and just doing whatever I really want. This is the stage where a lot of my works are there right now. Mostly because I have my hands full and thus I have them in the planning stages. What I do during this stage is mostly… Read More My process: the pre-writing stage
I have a regular writing routine that has me churning out the ideal number of words and sometimes even earlier. For me, I keep to this as it has worked for me over a long time. #1 Read Consistently For me always consistently reading something is the most important thing of the situation. Reading, it… Read More Developing A Writing Routine
As an author these days, we are expected more and more to do our own marketing. Regardless of whether we have an agent or not. A lot of publishers expect authors to do their own marketing. But networking isn’t just for that. It allows you to connect with other writers who are similar to you… Read More Building Your Author Platform
Now that you have reached the end, perhaps you have some questions. How do you want to end the work? It is a big thing, even as there are many endings down there. And here are some of them: #1 Happily Ever After This is a happy ending. Where everything goes well and ends well.… Read More The Many Ways To End Your Work
Foreshadowing is something that I can enjoy, even as it can be immensely satisfying when it is done right. Foreshadowing is hinting onto a future development or in cases of fantasy establishing rules in the world’s or hinting that certain things may not be so. For mystery, it is always to give readers clues that… Read More How To Foreshadow Effectively
The answer is no. I had several writers give me this advice over Wattpad, even as I was mostly posting work online for free and stating that I was just starting out. Sure, I needed a proofreader, but back then I was still in the early writing stage. I was mostly writing as I went… Read More Do you need an editor for your first draft?