August 2021 Writing Update

August 2021 Writing Update

Awakened – ~57,000 words, approximately 1/2 of first draft July was a productive month! Still had the chance to go back and edit some things that I had written before, but mostly it was a chance to move forward. On some days, I steamrolled and wrote as much as...
August 2021 Writing Update

July 2021 Writing Update

Awakened – ~39,000 words, approximately 1/3 of first draft Things are coming together. On the surface, it looks like I only wrote 4,000 words over the last month, but a lot of what’s been done has actually been rewrites. I began rehashing things from...
August 2021 Writing Update

June 2021 Writing Update

Awakened has been kicking my butt. But less so lately. I really struggled with where to begin on the third book in the Wevlian Chronicles. I kind of knew where I wanted to take things and had some ideas on what characters should endure along the way, but I...
My free speech was attacked in second grade

My free speech was attacked in second grade

I was censored for the first time when I was eight years old. It was the first time my writing broke boundaries. Pushed limits. Made someone uncomfortable. And for it, I was scolded and disciplined. Has my soul ever recovered? Well, if it had, I wouldn’t really...