[Blog Update] Chapter 5 And 6 Complete

Reading Time: 2 minutes This morning I finished the sixth chapter of my book. With a combination of work, business, my brother’s wedding, and my own anxiety I haven’t felt like writing. Turns out all I had to do was get sick for my inspiration to come back. It also brought me to the realization that I like parts of the first version of this story a lot better than this one. The main difference between the two are the following. One is in first-person perspective while the other is in third. One leans heavily into time travel, while the other leans into more … Continue reading [Blog Update] Chapter 5 And 6 Complete

Day 19 [Novel Progress]: Value Matters More Than Word Count Right?

Reading Time: 2 minutes I’m tired of ‘funny’ comments in writing communities about struggling with writing enough. Sure I believe in writer’s block to a point, but something about this progress driven mentality is not sitting well with me. Yes I believe sitting down … Continue reading Day 19 [Novel Progress]: Value Matters More Than Word Count Right?

Day 18 [Novel Progress]: Reflecting on The Second Chapter

Reading Time: 3 minutes This is the second week I’ve successfully finished writing a chapter. It’s not my best writing but it is functional. I’ve noticed that when I write with plot in mind I tend to write quickly, but with characters I am slow. Instead of fighting it I have decided to embrace it. Right now it’s about getting it done. The second draft will be more focused on the story of the characters. Still, there are always occasions where a plot point is unequivocally tied to a character. This is where I find myself with my main characters and siblings Jonah and … Continue reading Day 18 [Novel Progress]: Reflecting on The Second Chapter