Tag Archive | Writing

An Update a Long Time Coming

An Update a Long Time Coming

Two years and three months. It’s been quite some time since I last posted and to be honest, I wasn’t sure if I ever would again. These past few years had been real hard on me for more than one reason, and I didn’t know how seriously I wanted to take my writing. I didn’t […]

Writer’s Tool: The Character Sheet

Hey protagonists! For a while, I’ve been brainstorming an idea for a simple little tool that I could use in my writing to help keep me organized. One of the things I have the hardest time keeping track of is keeping track of all of my different characters: Their appearance, their history, relationships, and flaws. […]

Strengths and Weaknesses: What Really Makes a Character Strong?

Strengths and Weaknesses: What Really Makes a Character Strong?

  So often do we hear talk of strong female characters, how there are so few, and why so few people can write them effectively. This is definitely a major problem, not just with women but with men, in that characters that are supposed to be viewed as strong willed simply aren’t, and that’s because […]

Believe In Yourself! (Spring-Heeled Jack Draft #2 COMPLETE)

So it is done! At 49,306 words, 128 pages, and 19 chapters; the second draft of Spring-Heeled Jack is completed! I’m wonderfully ahead of schedule and it feels great. But, that doesn’t mean I’m done. Most definitely not. As of right now, if I was to release SHJ right now it would be littered with […]

Spring-Heeled Jack: Chapter 1 Excerpt (Part 2)

Amongst these students is Atticus Whaelord, a brilliantly minded third year student studying criminal justice in hopes of becoming one of Zebulon’s personal private investigators. The joke on campus was that Atticus was the school’s very own Sherlock Holmes. Whenever there was a mystery, Atticus was the guy to solve all your problems. It was […]