Project #3/OFBB – Draft Two

Is there anything more satisfying than finishing a draft and being happy with it? I think it’s the most incredible feeling because finishing a draft and being unhappy with it is wretched. And that’s not to say there isn’t work to be done! If that last line comes when you’re in draft two (like me),Continue reading “Project #3/OFBB – Draft Two”

Blood on the Camera: A Metaphor for Reminding the Audience of Story Devices at Work

As you can see from the title, this one is a little less to do with novels, but it still has to do with stories, and that’s what we talk about here. We talk about tales and whilst I’m aiming to become an author, there was a time where I actually wanted to be aContinue reading “Blood on the Camera: A Metaphor for Reminding the Audience of Story Devices at Work”

The Importance of Creative Outlets

So much of what we consume is art. A television series, a film, video games, books, puzzles, trips to the museum. We, as human beings, constantly surround ourselves with art that other people have produced, and that’s really beautiful. We look to these sources of creativity, and we absorb it into our own lives toContinue reading “The Importance of Creative Outlets”

NaNoWriMo 2021 – How It Went

Long time, no see! It’s been over a month since I last posted because I’ve been dedicating every second I have to NaNoWriMo, and now here I am again to tell you how it all went. So, how did things go during NaNoWriMo 2021? Well, things went phenomenally well because my final word count isContinue reading “NaNoWriMo 2021 – How It Went”

The Joys of Online Book Tours

As the pandemic continuously stretches on, I think it’s fair to say we’ve all found joys wherever we can. For example, I got to spend my last year at university studying from home, which brought me inundated happiness because I’m an incredibly independent learner who likes making my own schedule. My mother has been workingContinue reading “The Joys of Online Book Tours”