That’s it! I think I finally found exactly the way to do an editorial calendar that suits the way my brain seems to work! What is an editorial calendar? An editorial calendar is used by bloggers, writers, and publishers to design a content strategy for a specific length of time and a specific publication or…… Continue reading How to Create a Basic Editorial Calendar
So, the good news is that I’ve started on draft 2 of The Knowledge Stones!
For me, the most difficult thing was to get a proper pace of writing outside the mad rush that is NaNoWriMo.
I thought that it might be interesting to show the type of books and sources I use for research and to up my writing game. These are not all of the books and sources I use, mind you. But they do give an idea of what I’m referring to at the moment. The Ruon Chronicles/The…… Continue reading My Current Writing Research Sources
What is “plantsing”? A word made up of “pantsing” and “planning”, it refers to writers who both do discovery writing and outlining (usually in the same work), instead of – predominantly – only planning or outlining. I’m a plantser I’m definitely a plantser when it comes to writing. While I do outline stories, especially the…… Continue reading Plantsing: A How-to Guide for Discovery Writers
I’ve touched on how I write worldbuilding notes before, but in the meantime, I’ve also started to use the program Aeon Timeline (not a sponsored mention) to keep the timeline in my longer works, like The Ruon Chronicles, straight. And Aeon is helping a lot (especially since I’m planning various novels, short stories, and novellas…… Continue reading How I Write Worldbuilding Notes
Snaps, Scraps and Snippets really is a valuable book! And a lot is packed into its pages.
There are also as many ways of making character sheets as there are ways of writing.
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).
I’m currently busy with the planning and outlining of Porselein (that is to say, version 2.0 after I got my brainwave post chapter 4). Building a new magic system has been quite interesting as I’m so used to either working within the sphere of the Ruon Chronicles, or using handwavium to put something together for…… Continue reading On building a magic system for “Porselein”