writing process

September 5, 2009

Motivation for Writers

Rachelle Gardner posted about wanting to quit on Friday. Her post got me thinking, what keeps me from quitting? I don’t quit now because I did quit once. I know what quitting felt like. I know how empty I was and how little I enjoyed the ‘not doing what I love even though it frustrates me sometimes.’ You see a little over three years ago, my hard drive went belly up. It took everything with it. Over a decade’s worth of work, three completed novels and boatloads more. We were only able to recover a small portion of the data. […]
July 30, 2009

The Writing Process

What is the writing process that I use to create my stories? To write my worlds? There is a simple answer and a long answer to that question. The simple answer is I don’t really have a writing process that I advertise, the long answer is my writing process adjusts for the project that I am working on. Confused? S’okay, in trying to create a coherent explanation of what is essentially an internal process, I managed to confuse myself a little. The Writing Process – Prewriting Prewriting is the portion of your writing process where you do research, develop inspirational […]