Cures for Writers Block

It’s been a while since I wrote about anything besides Satanic issues, so this week I’m going to talk about writing again. To get back into the writing mood I’m going to be going over a pretty basic topic, but one that many beginning writers struggle with: writers block and its cures. In order to […]

Why I Like Horror

It’s a question I’ve heard several times before, and it doesn’t have a quick and easy answer. There are several reasons I enjoy the horror genre, both its consumption and its creation. So when it comes to why I like horror (and for the purpose of this blog I’m going to be referring specifically to […]

Male Competitors

Going back to one of my previous posts, “Writing in Competition,” here is a list of my top ten competitors: Stephen King Shirley Jackson Joe Hill Anne McCaffrey H.P. Lovecraft J.K. Rowling Rick Riordan Kevin Hearne George R.R. Martin Mary Shelley As you can see, the majority of the authors I consider my top competitors […]

NaNoWriMo Reflection

Apologies for how late this post is. In all honesty, I’ve been feeling a touch lazy these past couple weeks, as is evidenced in the unfortunate word count of my novel-in-progress. I blame the holidays in part. The premature Christmas music at my place of work has driven me to the decision that Mariah Carey […]

NaNoWriMo Week 4 Day 25

As of Nov 24: Total Word Count: 10,137 Target Word Count: 40,000 Well, I hit the 10,000 mark. It was like pulling teeth with the holiday, but I did it. I’m going to have to double down in order to get to my personal goal of 25,000 by Friday, but it is doable. Unfortunately, at […]

NaNoWriMo Week 3 Day 18

As of Nov 17 Total Word Count: 9659 Target Word Count: 28,333 So, I did not get caught up as I said I would. My birthday was Tuesday, and in celebration I decided to take most of the week off writing (Birth week, as my friends call it. As of right now, I don’t think […]

NaNoWriMo Week 2 Day 11

As of Nov 10: Total Word Count: 8,031 Target Word Count: 16,667 So, yeah, I got way behind. I blame the hyperactive, teething kitten who’s been depriving me of my sleep. I shall strive to get caught up today. Disclaimer: The following excerpt is unedited. You will find spelling errors, grammatical errors, and inconsistencies. There […]