Tag: writing resources

How to Create a Basic Editorial Calendar

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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… Continue Reading “How to Create a Basic Editorial Calendar”

Building draft 2 of The Knowledge Stones – the beginning

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So, the good news is that I’ve started on draft 2 of The Knowledge Stones!

How I Write 50K Words Per Month

For me, the most difficult thing was to get a proper pace of writing outside the mad rush that is NaNoWriMo.

My Current Writing Research Sources

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… Continue Reading “My Current Writing Research Sources”

Plantsing: A How-to Guide for Discovery Writers

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… Continue Reading “Plantsing: A How-to Guide for Discovery Writers”

How I Write Worldbuilding Notes

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… Continue Reading “How I Write Worldbuilding Notes”

Thoughts on Books: Snaps, Scraps and Snippets of the Past and Present

Snaps, Scraps and Snippets really is a valuable book! And a lot is packed into its pages.

Character sheets and character resources

There are also as many ways of making character sheets as there are ways of writing.

Writing Research: Victorian-era Mental Asylums

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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).

On building a magic system for “Porselein”

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… Continue Reading “On building a magic system for “Porselein””