A castle in a city. A beautiful bubble of calm amidst the hustle.
Fighting Discouragement as a Writer
Throughout most of my rough draft, discouragement was my biggest obstacle. And I thought, having completed a novel already, I wouldn't have the same discouraging thoughts bombarding me during my second book. Well, I was wrong.
Spring Cleaning My Life
For the past two weeks I've been in a cleaning frenzy.
A name is essentially the first impression your reader has of your character. So naming your character is important. Like, really important. How do you choose a name?
I could stare for hours at the same statue and still discover new things.
3 Ways I Overcome Writer’s Block
Writer's block. All writers know the feeling. Sitting down to write, but the daunting view of the paper/computer screen/typewriter/etc leaves you paralyzed and wordless.
Outside the Louvre in Paris. One of my favorite museums.
Alnwick Castle, England, United Kingdom
Filming location for Harry Potter. A beautiful piece of history still alive today.
Loch Lomond, Scotland
I went and stared for hours, but alas I did not see Nessie. Imagining a monster under the water was better than encountering one in real life.
A stronghold and lookout tower. As I stood gazing from below, my imagination roamed over story after story that I created for such a place.