Personality mapping. I am writing a character-driven novel. It’s all about them! I’m trying to be true to each of my characters’ distinct personality types. But it’s hard to stay in their heads and not let my own experiences and opinions
National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo. What the hell did I get myself into? month. The goal I fully intend to complete by November 30 at exactly 11:59 p.m. is to have a completed first draft of Hello, Harbor. I am
August has slipped away from me. I can already see the end and I’ve barely written 1000 words. I made some progress with book two’s subplot though. Harbor and Aidan’s rocky friendship needed more dimension but I wasn’t sure exactly
At an hour that doesn’t even exist on Saturdays, I made the trek, with the aid of some strong coffee, to Portland Community College to sit in a room of hopeful writers. Well, they’re actual writers. They write. They’ve written!
I spent the weekend in Lincoln City, getting in touch with the ocean and combing the sand for inspiration. Decided on a title for the first book: “Hello, Harbor.”