Sitting Down and Writing: Romance in Science Fiction

If you follow me on twitter, you might have seen a recent tweet I sent out about the damaging role of overpowering romantic relationships in Dystopian, apocalyptic, and post-apocalyptic literature.

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Sitting Down and Writing: Outliners vs. Pantsers

No, a Pantser is not someone who goes around pantsing people.

Okay, now that that’s cleared up, I promised that, eventually, I would do a post on how I go about shaping my stories. Generally, this boils down to either being someone who does an outline, or someone who likes to just go at it by the seat of their pants, aka a Pantser or SOPer (Seat Of Pants).

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Sitting Down and Writing: Camp NaNoWriMo

Writing a novel is hard.

Now this is for a few reasons. For me, the biggest obstacle is motivation. I don’t mind the writing so much as the putting it down. I can spend hours just mentally writing what is going to happen in my stories. Ideas I have. When it comes to putting pen to paper or fingers to keyboard, that’s when it becomes difficult. Continue reading “Sitting Down and Writing: Camp NaNoWriMo”