Finding Balance

scale-310471_1280Hey all! Things are going well out by me. I’m progressing on my novel outlines and I’m really excited to start work on my longer fanfiction for Patreon. Voting for novel length fanfics is OPEN right now! You can vote on Patreon – HERE. Or you can vote on WordPress – HERE. Voting will close on August 20th with the fanfic starting up in September. I am still working on outlining the novel choices, but they will be up…soonish.

This is a post that I’ve been thinking on for some time, but only put it into my drafts recently. As in yesterday. Balance is something that plays into every single aspect of your life, so it definitely plays into your professional career. In my case, that’s writing.

And I would say writing is definitely a balance game.

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Posts Revisited: Avoiding Mary Sues

writer leopardHey all! Things are going well out by me. My hands are still achy as hell, but since they hurt no matter what, I figure I’m going to keep writing. Just a bit slower than usual (I say slower, but I’m sitting here pounding away at 90 words/minute).

Voting for novel length fanfics is OPEN right now! You can vote on Patreon – HERE. Or you can vote on WordPress – HERE. Voting will close on August 20th with the fanfic starting up in September. I am still working on outlining the novel choices. They’ll be up ASAP.

Anyway, today’s post is another one I’m revisiting – this one is all the way back from 2010, meaning it was probably one of the first posts on my blog. I figured after revisiting Writing Convincing Characters that I should come back to Avoiding Mary Sues. Once again, this is something that my views have started changing on. I’m not saying Mary Sues are good, but you know. You get older and suddenly your thoughts are changing a bit.

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Long Fanfiction Voting

fanfictionHey all! This post is pretty self-explanatory. I have the long fanfiction ideas up on my Patreon. Anyone can leave input on what they want to see first, but Patrons will be taken into consideration first. Patrons will be seeing the work a few days earlier, then the posts will be made public and posted on A03 (and possibly WattPad).

I’m going to put the summaries and projected lengths on here, but if you’re going to vote and able to vote on Patreon, please do so! I want to keep everything in the same place so I can be organized. Here is a link to the voting page.

If you don’t have a Patreon account, feel free to vote on this post. Thanks in advance!

Lengths of actual fic will vary on how carried away I get on scenes, haha.

So! Here they are~

***VOTING CLOSES ON AUGUST 20TH. THIS WILL ALLOW ME TO BUILD A BIT OF A BUFFER***

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