This section of my blog is for all you writers out there. Here you will find all of the posts I have written about writing and my monthly writing updates. I also post links to motivational blogs and YouTube videos by other writers and authors which have helped inspire me to write.
To read my interviews with writers and published authors check out my Writer Interviews page!
Here are the blog posts which I have written whilst working on the first draft of my first book! I am now moving on to editing my draft and will add new posts as my writing journey continues.
- My First Book
- Writing Q&A
- My First Draft & Writing Motivation
- I Failed Camp NaNoWriMo (but it’s okay)
- My Writing Playlist
My Monthly Writing Updates
- Sarah J Maas’s blog
- Paper Fury -Every month she does Beautiful People, a series where you answer 10 questions about a character to help you get to know your own characters better!
- Josephine Boyce’s Blog (Self-Published)
More coming soon!
Helpful Links for Writers
- NameBerry – Good for finding character names.
- Fantasy Name Generators – A helpful website for naming characters and places.
- BehindTheName – Another useful name finder which allows you to search by name origin.
More coming soon!
Motivational Author Interviews (From YouTube)
- S. J. Maas Podcast with BingeOnBooks – Part 1 – A great 53 minute podcast with Sarah J Maas all about her publishing journey! So motivational and gives a great insight into publishing.
- Writing Advice from 65 Authors (YALC 2016) – This great 28 minute video includes 65 different authors from YALC in 2016 giving their writing advice. Thank you so much to the Booktuber XinaHailey for creating this video and interviewing the authors. Such a motivational watch!
- Meeting Sarah J Maas – This 48 minute video shows Sarah’s full Q&A from her visit to the Philippines in March 2016. You can really see how passionate she is about writing in this video and it’s so motivational.
- Rulers of the Realm Panel – A 52 minute video of the Rulers of the Realm panel from Comic Con in July 2014. Joe Abercrombie, Diana Gabaldon, George R R Martin, Lev Grossman and Patrick Rothfuss talk about writing and give their writing tips.
- World As Character: How to make your setting feel real – A 49 minute long panel on world building from Leviosa con in 2016. The panel features Roshani Chokshi, Lindsay Cummings, Susan Dennard, Alexandra Bracken and Victoria Aveyard.
More to come in the future!