writing

Sooo, about NaNoWriMo 2015…

I've been meaning to post an update about my NaNoWriMo experience for weeks. This is definitely not what I was expecting I'd be saying come December, but.... I won! I wrote a first draft of a whole novel in a month. (I'm just writing it all out like that because I'm still having a hard… Continue reading Sooo, about NaNoWriMo 2015…

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illustration, writing

Illustrations and Character Designs

Just thought I'd share some illustrations for a story I wrote called The Haunted Serpent... I didn't plan to do illustrations, since it seems like publishers aren't exactly overjoyed at hearing "I'm a brand-new unpublished doofus AND I drawed you some purty pitchers!!!!!"....but I've been reading so many fun chapter books lately with creative visual… Continue reading Illustrations and Character Designs

writing

Great article on literary agents

This is not only a really informative read, but also very funny: Answers to 14 Questions You're Too Afraid to Ask Literary Agents. And it also offers some reassurance that agents are actual human beings with souls and senses of humor and stuff! Or at least the agent who wrote the article is...for now. After… Continue reading Great article on literary agents

art projects, writing

I accomplished things!

Yay! I'm such a procrastinator, I just have to congratulate myself on doing what I planned on doing today. I did some sketching from the Muybridge book, worked on a scene for the animation I keep talking about doing, and wrote several pages of Owen's Uncles (poor Owen is no better off, though--if anything, he's… Continue reading I accomplished things!