As I may have mentioned a couple of times, when I was a young teenager I created an original character to live within the Pirates of the Caribbean universe. Her name was Destiny Dalma, and she was the daughter of Tia Dalma and Captain Jack Sparrow. Her name came from the “ you have a … Continue reading Destiny Rose Updated
As most of you may know, my dream is to be a published, best-selling author one day. When I was in middle school, I learned that Christopher Paolini had gotten Eragon published when he was nineteen, and he became my hero. Over a decade has passed since then, and the closest to getting published I … Continue reading W.I.P: Writer is Procrastinating
Howdy! It's a little over half way through April. So, I thought it was time to do a check in. My goal for April Camp NaNo was 20,000 words on my novel from November. I have written a grand total of 707 words so far. I just haven't had the motivation to write on that … Continue reading Camp NaNo Check In
My career is in accounting. It took me four years to get my CPA license after graduating with my bachelor's degree. The first year of that I was also getting my master's degree while working full time. Accounting students that may be reading this: I do not recommend doing all three at once. Pick two. … Continue reading Create Stories
Go start yours! National Novel Writing Month is here! 20 days. 50,000 words. Roughly 1,667 words a day. Time to ration the discount Halloween candy to get through the challenge. My project this year is Golden Soul. I am also using the software Schrivener for the first time. So far I really like it. Go … Continue reading Happy NaNo!
I finally have a title! Golden Soul One of my main characters' name means empty light and I think that is the coolest. While filling out a character sheet on Scrivener: That's right. The devil's occupation is.... DEVILLING.I cracked myself up with this one. Right now the story is going to be set in Victorian … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2019 Planning Update
Hey everyone! I know it has been way too long, but I should be able to get back on a once a week (at minimum) posting schedule soon. The house is good. The furniture is delivered and set up. Random decor is being put in places. I'm more comfortable at my job. All is good. … Continue reading Everything is Finally Settling Down
How's your NaNoWriMo projects going? I am currently sitting at less than 3k words, but I have only had one day where I did not write anything. I also had my story idea change on Monday, so that has also had a factor in my word count. Actually, it almost feels like I'm writing this … Continue reading One Week In!
It's November first, which means I have 29 days until my last CPA exam AND NaNoWriMo has started. Because of said final exam, I am not expecting to hit the 50,000 word mark this year. I will be happy if I manage to write anything at all. If you want to join me, sign up … Continue reading It’s Go Time
I know it's not even October yet, and I most likely will not be able to do much writing in NaNoWriMo this year because of finishing up the CPA exam, but I did a thing I don't usually do. I outlined my story idea before starting to write it. Okay, so it's a rewrite of … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Prep