Writing

NaNoWriMo 2017

NaNoWriMo 2017

For the last four years, like many people all over the world, I have given up my November to NaNoWriMo. National Novel Writing Month or NaNoWriMo for short is a month-long challenge where people try to write a 50,000-word short novel in 30 days. It’s ridiculously hard and stressful, but I love it. So this year, of course, I am going to be doing NaNoWriMo 2017. Even if I am starting off way late.

Horror 101

Horror 101

Horror is one of my favorite genres to read and write. But it is not something I would suggest someone else try writing without a bit of basic knowledge about the genre. A Horror 101.

Gore Isn’t Scary!

Gore Isn’t Scary!

Horror is a genre of emotion. Its readers go into a novel or a short story looking for something that makes turning out the lights scary. That gives them nightmares which keep them awake for days. And the way a writer does this is not by slapping some blood and guts into a story—gore isn’t scary by itself, its gross. But by, if they use gore, making it count.

Productivity In Fantasyville

Productivity In Fantasyville

You probably read the title of this post and did a double take. Maybe you thought, productivity in Fantasyville? Why is she trying to mix productivity and writing Fantasy? Those topics don’t go together.