To skip to the first draft click here Sunday, August 2, 2020 My night wasn’t great, so I’m dragging a little today. I am exhausted, but it’s like I have a squirrel in my head. This new character has way more energy than most of my other ones. She doesn’t
Don’t forget this is a raw first draft. I know there are a ton of mistakes and it doesn’t flow at all. the point of this is to share the full process, even the ugly bits. ❤️🦄 Erika Yunequine: Cambriea After two days around people, the forests silence almost swallowed
The Writer in Motion Prompt and my First Impressions The Writer in Motion 2020 prompt just dropped, and I have been thinking about it for about an hour. I’ve only done a few visual prompts, so this is a new experience. My first thought was, “A mountain range and a camper.”Right
Although Writer in Motion is for short fiction and I write epic fantasy, I decided to do it. I decided to do it. Maybe its a bad idea? I struggle to finish things. So I add a new commitment to the pile. I actually considered that and compared this to
You might have heard of flash fiction and might not know what it is or understand its usefulness compared to short stories. Micro-mini-stories are a way to express ideas in tiny spaces, 1000 words or fewer. Less space on the page forces the writer to keep prose tight and dialogue
Since this month is all about love, Lets talk about what we like, starting with blogs.
Author blogs offer a look into the life and times of a writer.
Twitter in host to some great communities for writers. There are tight knit support circles there from both indie and traditionally published authors. My absolute favorite thing about Writer Twitter is hashtag games. For a list of the chats and games on Writer Twitter, follow @writeevent and visit freewritingevents.com. My best advice is
Check out my episode “Tell me, then show me” from Worlds with Friends on Anchor: https://anchor.fm/erikaf/episodes/Tell-me–then-show-me-e2hh7l “Show, don’t tell” is the advice that all writers get and give. This advice hinders the writing process in the first draft. Try this little trick to help you keep the words flowing and
Check out my episode “Without amateur writers” from Worlds with Friends on Anchor: https://anchor.fm/erikaf/episodes/Without-amateur-writers-e2h36n
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