Category: Creative Process

Questions to ask as a writer in 2020: What about everything that is going on now? Will it change my story?

1918 Nurses and their dog wearing masks. These are strange times, as if you didn’t already know. I’m working on a project. It is fiction. I have questions. My story/book/novel takes place in contemporary America, in California, with somewhat regular people. This isn’t an… Continue Reading “Questions to ask as a writer in 2020: What about everything that is going on now? Will it change my story?”

Write that novel while you’re staying at home. Easy fool proof instructions.

Are you looking for something to do while you’re staying at home? Look no more! Follow the simple guidelines below and write that best selling novel. Plot: what happens Pick up to two. Boy meets girl. Girl calls boy an asshole. Girl changes her… Continue Reading “Write that novel while you’re staying at home. Easy fool proof instructions.”

Creative ideas with or without belching

You never know where creative ideas are going to come from. I’m around teens a lot. Teens belch. Write what you know (so I write about teens and Vampires) but sometimes we can be inspired to write something new. Maybe some more Science Fiction.… Continue Reading “Creative ideas with or without belching”

Revolutionary Fanfiction, Being Creative, Being Weird, Being True to Yourself as an Artist

Yesterday we were fully entrenched in the Dark Ages. Now that we’re almost back in the light, Clara, my teenage daughter told me about a girl she knows who writes fanfiction based on the Sons of Liberty TV series. She wrote 60,000 words of… Continue Reading “Revolutionary Fanfiction, Being Creative, Being Weird, Being True to Yourself as an Artist”

How long does it take for a Vampire to….?

How long does it take for Vampire Maman to do stuff (or most Vampires for that matter.)   Q: How long does it take to draw and post one of the “Cut and Color” paper dolls? A: 20 – 25 minutes   Q: How… Continue Reading “How long does it take for a Vampire to….?”

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