We all know of these characters, the ones that barely encounter any obstacles during their journey while winning the hearts of all their potential love interests. I could name several extremely popular books that are focused on a Mary Sue or John Doe. Unfortunately it is also extremely easy to accidentally write your main characters … Continue reading 3 Ways to Make Sure Your Character is Not a Mary Sue
The end of 2017 is approaching and now is the time to set resolutions and goals for the upcoming year. Surprisingly, 2017 has been incredible to me. I have written more than ever and I have completely turned my mental and physical health around. I am determined to continue making progress in 2018 and I … Continue reading Resolutions, Goals, and Dreaming of 2018
Hello World! The month of November flew by! Now that NaNoWriMo is over I finally have the time to sit down and update my lovely blog. This year was the first year I was actually able to conquer my writing goals for NaNoWriMo and I have to admit, it feels amazing! It took three whole … Continue reading 3 Ways to Stay Motivated After NaNoWriMo
Hello World! Today is a day to celebrate! I finally bought my domain name and changed it from My Magical Writing Adventure to The Curious Novelist. I decided to change my blog's name because, honestly, it is a lot shorter than my original name and it flows really well. I also took this opportunity to … Continue reading Time to Celebrate!
Hello World! Today I am going to talk to you about book ideas! Recently, I have been in somewhat of a writing slump. But today I woke up full to the brim with ideas and inspiration. Ideas can be powerful when it comes to writing. They are elusive but when they manage to peek out … Continue reading Ideas