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

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[Day 12][Photography | Story]: Sweat, Wristbands, and Breakfast with A Girl

Reading Time: 4 minutes I stood in the parking lot of the Chicken Pot Pie shop dressed in day old sweat, and a tank top drenched in Febreeze and cigarette smoke. My hair was styled by my friend’s couch and his cat’s late night … Continue reading [Day 12][Photography | Story]: Sweat, Wristbands, and Breakfast with A Girl