As a writer and weaver of stories, one of my favorite things to do is create characters. I love writing characters more than writing their dialogue, explaining a world, or even creating a plot. Building a character makes you feel like you're making a whole new person. Often, when you've finished, it's hard to believe … Continue reading Creating a Main Character for Your Novel
I am publishing a novel. It's called The Fantastical Journey of Gavryn Wickert, and it's about a boy who finds himself in another world and must take part in a battle against a cruel Queen's dictatorship. As adventurous as that sounds, it's really more about his internal battle and the relationships he builds. I finished it at 2:02 … Continue reading An Update on My Novel
Note: It took me about a month to realize I wrote two blog posts with the same name and (pretty much) the same content. They even begin with the same sentence! So, I'm adding "continued" to this title because it came second, and I'm leaving them both up because they do say a few unique … Continue reading How to Write Your First Novel (Continued!)
I wrote a novel. This is how you can too! (Okay, actually, I wrote 76/77 of a novel, and I'm going to finish it soon, but we'll just focus on the starting today. Finishing can be talked about later.) Oh, and, a disclaimer: this is how to write a novel, according to today Levi. Your writing process or … Continue reading How to Write Your First Novel
I like to write. And I like to write fiction. One of my favorite parts of writing is creating a new character. This post will explain how this process happens for me. First Stage: A Plot is Formed For me, a character is usually born of a plot. Some writers are introduced to a character … Continue reading The Birth of a Character
I just wrote the 40,000th word on my book, The Fantastical Journey of Gavryn Wickert. I am super excited. I should finish that novel in less than a month's time. I shall 'keep you posted.'
If you know me in "real life," then you know that I'm writing a novel! But, if you only know me through this online platform, you wouldn't know that yet. Let me take a moment to tell you about that. About four-and-a-half months ago, under the encouragement of my writing professor, (I pronounced that in an … Continue reading Writing Fiction