I recently saw a question on my FB newsfeed that caught my attention. Surprisingly, it was a tricky answer to form, and it depends a great deal on your perspective, I suppose. Most people, when faced with this question, tend to think about the first book that they read. I, however, had a … More What book(s) ignited your love of reading
I started this month with a plan; a plan to write a NEW and exciting novel! Yes! I am participating in NaNoWriMo again this year–and I am NOT going rebel again! I’m writing something NEW! That plan did NOT include dislocating my shoulder–or all of the difficulties that go along with barely being able to use my … More NaNoWriMo 2017!
Do you ever feel like you’ve reached the bottom of your well… and it’s empty – seriously… not even a trickle remains? image courtesy of http://www.saltandlightblog.com My problem is this: I am not a blogger first. I am a writer first. And, as a writer, what would be short, cute, quippy stories for those who … More The bottom of the well…
Now… if you have a sense of humor that is at all like mine, you read this cartoon and laughed for about five minutes…then cried because it’s really NOT funny when you are a writer experiencing “Writer’s Block”. And I spent a great deal of time arguing with myself about Writer’s Block. Is it really a … More How do you deal with Writer’s Block?
Good Morning! It is a beautiful spring day and I am sitting here trying to figure out exactly what to say that will keep you reading the long post below… (This post also appears on my weebly blog) Better to just jump in I suppose. I won’t go in to all the boring “about … More Writing Process Blog Tour | JC Morrows
As I sit here pondering just what to write in my next review, I think back to the books I’ve read in the past. As much as I would LOVE to tell you that I was a dewy-eyed teenager mooning over Edward Cullen, I must admit that I was nearly past my twenties before … More Apparently you don’t need “talent”.
SHH! I have a secret! I started a new WIP recently! It’s still in the planning stages so it’s very HUSH HUSH right now. Just a couple of hints for you: Genre: Sci-Fi Setting: The Distant Future Words written in the last four days: 1600 – not bad for just getting started! OK That’s … More Shhhh! I have a secret!
Yes I just have to crow about it a bit! I’m excited! Celebrate with me! Oh man…now I’ll never get to sleep. Guess I’ll have to write some more! © J.C. Morrows 2013 Disclaimer: I have no control over the ads you may see below. I am sorry if any of the content is inappropriate. … More I WON!
What is the dilemma you ask. The dilemma is this: Do you follow where you characters lead or are you determined to keep the story on the course you’ve already determined for it? This is something I’ve been thinking about a lot lately. As I have written my story, it has taken quite a few … More The existential dilemma of whether or not to follow your characters wherever they might lead.
In case you haven’t noticed, my blog posts this month have been all over the place. What’s that? You didn’t notice? Oh well… they have been. I’m not someone who is used to writing a blog post every single day and get my word count for NaNoWriMo and do everything else I have to do … More Go with the flow…