I'm making my way through my edits. So far I've gotten through Chapters 1-6. I'm almost through Act I of the three-act structure. My current editing process is: Read through the scene Note what's missing or needs to change Write out a scene card for each in the chapter Actually make the edits Read through… Continue reading Storyboarding and editing – What it looks like
The best feeling in the world is when a project feels fresh and exciting when you get back into working on it. I decided to take a step back and make sure my plot beats are where they need to be before I keep writing the final chapters of Saving the Music. I have enough… Continue reading Working through plot beats
The past month has honestly felt like a blur. From the holidays to covid to my birthday, it's all been exhausting or fun. I think exhausting was mostly the covid though. I'm finally getting back into my routines slowly but surely. I had my first proper strength workout this weekend since my covid bout and… Continue reading Refreshed and ready to write!
Do you have this strange guilt around the New Year? If you're not starting new, starting over, or making plans, maybe you're failing at something? I've had that guilt so many times. This year, however, despite having certain goals for 2023 that I was hoping to kick off or continue, I COULD NOT start on… Continue reading Starting Slow is Okay Too
So, let's talk about my reading during 2022. It was...unexpected. I set myself a goal of 30 books at the beginning of the year thinking, "Oh, I always struggle if my goal is too big so we'll see if I even read this many." My friends, I read 75 books this past year...that's so many!… Continue reading 2022 Reading and 2023 Plans