Fifth Draft

Learning To Be A Professional Author


Writing Skills

Aggretsuko: A Lesson in Long-Term Storytelling

I have a reason for writing, but I'll do my best to illustrate it with a similar example involving a small, but fierce, red panda named Retsuko.

T.O.N. – What It Takes To Write Fiction

*copied over from morning pages notebook, dated 9.25.19 I left my notebook at home, so I'm left to doing this again. Been awhile since I 've had to do a transfer from notebook to notebook, but in a way I'm... Continue Reading →

The Online Notebook – Writing an Author Bio

You need a bio. And guess who gets to write it?


Comparing Yourself To Pros

It's about what dark thoughts you need to avoid when you're a writer, and what you can do to turn them into something beneficial.

How Do Writers Sketch? Introducing #7SecondShortStories

Artists do a lot of sketching. Artists do a lot of character studies. Artists do a lot of line experimentation.

Bloggin’ In A Hurry/Secret Skill-Grid

Getting this one out quick.

Writing Skill Grid: #7

Time to level up and add another orb to my Writer Skill-Grid!

Writing Skill-Grid: #4

Every nook and cranny and item was clear to see and I thought, "How is he doing this so I can steal his powers?"

Writing Skill-Grid: #2

Objectively, these two sentences both say the same thing. Our friend Jamie has an affinity for french fries.

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