I Won!

Today I managed to get to my 10,000 word goal for the April edition of Camp NaNo, which I feel is a great accomplishment, considering the endless amount of projects and essays I was also working on for school. It feels good to have gotten a step further in my book, which is now over 40,000…

Camp NaNo!

Today is an exciting day for me. I signed up for the April session of Camp NaNoWriMo. For those of you who don’t know, NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month, and typically takes place in November. It’s lots of fun, but is a ridiculous amount of work (50,000 words in 30 days). Camp NaNo…

The Trap of Likeable Characters

I write a fair bit, and that means coming up with many characters. Unfortunately, this is not my strong point. I always feel like my characters are one-dimensional and poorly thought out. Still, I like them. Which is one of my biggest problems. I like all my characters. But I feel like some of the…

Maps Galore!

One thing I have an obsession with making is maps. I like to write fantasy novels, and designing a make believe world goes hand-in-hand with that genre. Some of my favourite books are ones where the world is impeccably designed and fully flushed out (some classics like Dune and Lord of the Rings come to…