A castle in a city. A beautiful bubble of calm amidst the hustle.
Throughout most of my rough draft, discouragement was my biggest obstacle. And I thought, having completed a novel already, I wouldn’t have the same discouraging thoughts bombarding me during my second book. Well, I was wrong.
For the past two weeks I’ve been in a cleaning frenzy.
A name is essentially the first impression your reader has of your character. So naming your character is important. Like, really important.
How do you choose a name?
I could stare for hours at the same statue and still discover new things.
Writer’s block. All writers know the feeling. Sitting down to write, but the daunting view of the paper/computer screen/typewriter/etc leaves you paralyzed and wordless.
Outside the Louvre in Paris. One of my favorite museums.
Filming location for Harry Potter. A beautiful piece of history still alive today.
I went and stared for hours, but alas I did not see Nessie. Imagining a monster under the water was better than encountering one in real life.
A stronghold and lookout tower. As I stood gazing from below, my imagination roamed over story after story that I created for such a place.