My Writing Wishlist | A Novelist’s Bucket List

If the whiteboard in The Hollow is any indication, I have a LOT of ideas for writing new projects. If you haven’t checked out my post on my writing space, one of my favorite features is a magnetic whiteboard measuring about 3×6 feet devoted solely to jotting down my thoughts. Sometimes it might be a […]

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“Never Cease to be a Lover” And Other Interesting Notes From An 1800s Etiquette Book

As you might have learned from past posts, video games are among my non-writing interests. Among the video games I quote most often is a little title called Little Misfortune. I’ve taken to quoting the game in everyday conversation, often saying “Yikes Forever” or (admittedly poorly) attempting the titular character’s accent with a heartfelt “Fancaaaay.” […]

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The Butterfly Effect In Storytelling

There’s a Jurassic Park quote I paraphrase often, and that’s “Life finds a way.” On the blog, you’ll find me saying “Life finds a way to get in the way,” typically regarding setting writing goals for myself or when something doesn’t go as planned in my non-writing life and I have to rearrange my schedule because of […]

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Another Day In Paradise | I Played Animal Crossing For The First Time Ever

When Animal Crossing: New Horizons was released, it was like Pokemon GO all over again, except this time, it’s keeping us inside rather than encouraging us to venture out into the world. It was absolutely everywhere, and with so many of us having so little to do at this point in time, it has become a phenomenon. I had […]

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A Finish Line In Mind | Tips For Setting Reasonable Writing Goals

A few months ago, I wrote an opinion piece about the need for reasonable goals for yourself as a writer (which you can read here). It occurred to me that I didn’t provide any tips for setting those goals. So, with my annual June check-in post having gone up last week, I figured this would […]

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