The nine stages of writing your novel

There’s nothing quite like a cat to illustrate what writers really look like while writing a novel. Be warned!! So at the very beginning, you usually wake up in the middle of the night with the idea of a life time… It doesn’t take long before you’re super confident and eager to get your story down on paper, sweet! But… you don’t quite get why it’s so hard And then it hits … Continue reading The nine stages of writing your novel

Novel progress – new title & book cover art

I haven’t mentioned my novel much here on WP (as in actual specifics), so I thought it was about time. On the WIP My WIP is potentially either a sweet paranormal romance or a young adult fantasy novel. I’m hoping my beta reader can help me figure this out. My WIP is currently at 65k words, I was hoping for 70k, but I think it’s about done. On editing I … Continue reading Novel progress – new title & book cover art

Killing off a favourite character

In one of my previous posts I wrote that one hallmark for good teenage angst is this: Either chooses original first love, or the first dies and he/she chooses the second (can be reversed) I’ve written my novel in such a way that it could be either. I feel that either situation could work (and both would be emotionally painful as intended for the reader), but … Continue reading Killing off a favourite character