Just Keep Writing – My Nanowrimo Declaration

Just Keep Writing – My Nanowrimo Declaration

Nanowrimo is just around the corner and I’m going to get my butt into gear and win it!

You might know that I started a novel – YA Irish fairy tale retelling – earlier this year but it quickly fizzled out. I still love the idea but I don’t have the inspiration. So for a few months this has been an excuse for my lazy self not to write much of anything other than the odd short fanfic.

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The Magic of World-Building on World Anvil

Or is that the hell of world-building…

Either works.

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Have a map my friend drew as it looks on World Anvil (click the image to get to her art page!)

Hello! Rosina here and I’m finally back to blogging. I’ve had to take some time to figure out what I actually want to do with this blog. And part of that was to focus a little more on writing and helping others with theirs as well as my own.

So to start us off I’ve decided to share a website I’ve found which is really helpful when you need to build a world. And also helpful for you for storing your notes so you can find them as you need them. This is one you might have heard of. I’ve seen talk of it on Tumblr but mostly through roleplayers. Which is also what I’ve been using it for but I thought why not make sure authors definitely know about it?

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Screaming, Crying and the Odd Burst of Inspiration: On Writing my Novel

Why is it that the moment you need to write about something you did, your brain just dies? I don’t know what number draft this is for this entry but it’s not a low number.

Which probably says a lot when you consider I’m talking about my writing…

I swear I’m better with the creative stuff!!!

The main problem for me is: what is there to say?

I could go on about my process, or my world or my characters. I could tell you how long it took me – longer than it should have due to long breaks – or what inspired it.

But you’re not interested in that and it won’t help anyone. It’ll just be an exercise in talking about myself. Which I’m not great at anyway.

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