My goals, aspirations, and thoughts on the future

Sometimes it takes someone you love to see the larger picture. Well, I kind of had a moment such as that this week. I was talking to my step-mom, and she suggested something for me: Get into writing competitions! The first thing that I had initially started to concentrate on was promoting myself and now I’m going to add contests and things of that sort to the list! I have looked into Writer’s Digest right now, seeing what types of contests that they have. So far, I have found a short story contest. The deadline is in December, but I … Continue reading My goals, aspirations, and thoughts on the future

My first week of Discovery, Leaving me more confused…

As everybody knows, the next step to finishing a book is to share it with the masses. I, myself, have been working the last week to achieve that by starting the investigation of who to send drafts to. What I have learned thus far is that there is much more to do before it even reaches the Editor or Publisher! First and foremost, I need to tear this thing apart and edit. Then, I need to tear it apart and edit it again! Then, perhaps it will be time to find a publisher that is interested in my type of … Continue reading My first week of Discovery, Leaving me more confused…

Introduction to myself. When I discovered I could write.

Since the second grade, I knew I wanted to write. How so? Well, I can tell you! In second grade, my teacher had implemented a writing workshop that we could do for extra credit. It was something I always enjoyed and I was so very excited every time I could create something. We would go to the folders and pick an item from each. One folder was “Plots”, the other folder was “Characters” and the third folder was “Main event”. So, we would pick one of each and create a story using those tools. The only problem was that I was … Continue reading Introduction to myself. When I discovered I could write.