A powerful TEDtalk by Caroline McHugh... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=veEQQ-N9xWU
One of the characters in the novel Porselein is in a type of asylum – which leads me to research the topic (seeing as what I already know is probably just enough to let me get it completely wrong).
The past few weeks I’ve been reading quite a few books on writing — specifically how to write faster and streamline your writing. This is mainly because I’ve found that I want to find a way to write at least the initial draft of a story faster and learn how to better outline my stories. … Continue reading Books about writing I’m currently reading
My second wish that night was that I had rather stayed home to write. Sure I got some good time in watching all the people, but I was itching to work on Porselein…
And there goes October whooshing by! I’m very thankful to have finished and published Forgotten before Halloween (more about that over here), but November promises to be a very busy writing month as well. More about that next week, though. #TheMerryWriter During October I’ve had some more luck with keeping up with #TheMerryWriter on Twitter, … Continue reading Final writing update for October
Okay, I know this is a new song, but I’ve listened to it how many times and am just completely in love with it. Photo by Robert Zunikoff on Unsplash
Written for Microcosms, this story was quite a fun one to write. Not quite unicorns and rainbows, though… For those who missed yesterday’s post, I’m giving the story first and the “behind the scenes” afterwards. Fiction: The Book of Damnation Welstandsuitsig Abbey had been built upon a tall pinnacle. Waking and sleeping in shifts, they … Continue reading Behind the fiction: The Book of Damnation
So what does the rewrite mean? Well...
This past weekend was the first market where I exhibited my own crafts! I’ve called it Ruon Crafts — because why not — and had some notebooks, amigurumi, bookmarks, etc.
Moving on to The Lord of the Rings, I found a new world of fantasy, linguistics, and beauty opened for me and I quickly went on to read The Silmarillion and Unfinished Tales as well.