5 signs you need to fire your Muse

If you sit down to write that first chapter or the first scene in your epic short story, and any of these five scenes come dripping out of your pen, stop! Fire your muse, they are failing you. 1) you start writing a “weather report” (it’s a sunny day/raining/wind blowing, etc.); 2) your character is in a…

Where do you find your inspiration to write?

Inspiration, comes, unexpectedly! My current life focus is finding my muse in everyday life. Writer’s block is crushing. Coming up with ideas for story writing can sometimes feel impossible, like everything that was ever worth saying, has been said, ad nauseam. The creative vanishes from your creative writing and you end up staring at an endlessly pulsing…

I did it! 30k

Ahhh, feels good. My goal today was to break that 30k word count and I did it. I hit 30,402 late this afternoon and I couldn’t be happier. Ok so yes, there are 19,598 words left to write, in 11 days, but who cares. Today I broke 30k

NaNoWriMo trials and tribulations

I’m struggling, I’m not afraid to admit it. I was supposed to spend Sunday family & responsibility free to write, write, write… and I failed. I couldn’t brain a single line of text to contribute towards my story. Monday, also a fail. I wrote less then a thousand words yesterday, and none of it towards…