General, worldbuilding

Creating Fictional Professions

Regardless of how much or how little worldbuilding you do, at some point it will impact your characters. One of the ways this can happen is in their professions. Any job seeker can tell you that there are a number of skills they’ve picked up throughout their career. Those skills can come in handy when… Continue reading Creating Fictional Professions

General, writing

On Not Winning NaNo

I didn’t actually finish NaNoWriMo this year. I stopped a little under 10k short of hitting fifty thousand. After I threw out my outline (and subsequently ended up restarting to try and get out of the stilted opening) I kept going with my original plan of giving myself a set time for each scene. That… Continue reading On Not Winning NaNo

Exercises, General

Project NaNoWriMo 2022

November is literally tomorrow! That means that NaNoWriMo kicks off at midnight tonight. If you haven’t already signed up or announced your project, this is your last chance. If you need or want an extra writing buddy, you can find me on the NaNo site as WrittenVixen. This year I’m both nervous and excited for… Continue reading Project NaNoWriMo 2022