For a long time, the scientists don’t write and non-science students don’t do math made me feel like I had 2 different people in me – the engineer/problem solver/innovator and the musician/writer- so one side was always being hidden. It reflected in my life as well, I had 2 different social circles and neither knew the other existed. It was quite exhausting.
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For a long time, writing was something I did in secret. Growing up, I didn’t know anyone that wrote as a profession. Any attempt to broach the subject of writing even as a hobby was brushed off -I was much better off and would be able to build a rapport with people by discussing music … Continue reading
The books in my to read pile have main characters that are musicians 1. If I Stay- A cellist with a drummer dad and a guitarist boyfriend (who is in a band) “On a day that started like any other,Mia had everything: a loving family, a gorgeous, admiring boyfriend, and a bright future full of music and full … Continue reading
” A rest is an interval of silence in a piece of music, marked by a symbol indicating the length of the pause.” (wiki) This picture brought on the idea for this post- what writing felonies have you committed? What did you do when writing that first book or when you started writing stories before you … Continue reading
Watching this video made me realize how much I’ve learned about writing and the publishing industry the past few years.
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I just read the original article from Telegraph A lot of the comments made me laugh such as the mention of Angel in Tess of the d’Ubervilles (great book! it was required reading in my high school literature class but if you haven’t read do so ! There were some I didn’t expect to see such as … Continue reading
So continuation of Tami Cowden’s archetypes. Who’s your favorite heroine? The eight heroine archetypes The BOSS: a real go-getter, she climbs the ladder of success. This is a “take charge” female, who accepts nothing but respect. Reaching her goal post the most important thing in life to her, and she isn’t bothered by a few ruffled … Continue reading
Nanowrimo is around the corner and people have started thinking about summaries, outlines, character sketches. I thought this tidbit about hero archetypes by Tami Cowden will be nice to mention. Which one of these types tend to be your hero? [ In your writing or in real life 😉 ] The CHIEF: a dynamic leader, … Continue reading
Bloodlist by Elrod I’m not sure where I heard about this book. It was recommended to me as a good mystery read and I’ve always liked a great mystery. However, when I looked at the book cover, I realized the main character was a vampire. I stalled. I still haven’t read the twilight books. The … Continue reading