Intro: I thought about making an actual newsletter. And then I thought…nah, I’ll just post it on here. Someday I’ll have a newsletter (🤔 makes a note to learn the ins/outs of Mail Chimp…Substack). I’m playing with this format here, it feels cozy even though it’s out in the open. My name is Rosario and I … More Fall updates Rosario’s online newsletter…
Are you ready to write like the wind and have a draft finished? Yes! Officially NaNoWriMo doesn’t start until November BUT did you know you can start prepping in October? Yup! October is the month to print your notes, gather your research, and even start an outline. I feel like I do NaNoWriMo every other … More NaNoWriMo Prep October edition
Today is the last day of Camp NaNoWriMo July 2019, and although this is the end of one writing month it doesn’t mean this is the end of your writing journey. I wrote a post for the NaNo blog particularly for this reason. Check out my post by clicking on the image which will take … More The Heart of Your Story is You
Do word counts matter? I’ve been going back and forth on this because one I think it’s important to keep a steady work flow everyday so that it builds up and doesn’t cause as much stress. This is where word counts and writing ‘every day’ come into the picture. BUT I’m also a firm believer … More Word count will you meet me halfway?
Summer is here!! I hope everyone is finding a nice sunny place to spend these next couple of months. One thing that I look forward to during this season is the warm afternoons filled with the dwindling noise of the city. I like to wait until it quiets down turns into a serene breezy twilight. … More What are you writing this summer?
It starts with an excuse. You wait, and it grows into several more. Until you’re ‘okay’ with not getting back to your story or that particular project and so you carry on. It’s not writer’s block. You’re sure because the ideas are there, you’re writing other things, maybe even some notes on the world you … More Giving yourself permission to write
It’s been a while since I last wrote about craft. Mmmm too long. So today I’m going to share a little about what I’ve been up to lately. I’ve started to work on a new work in progress (wip), my main project, which is still my main project and is not forgotten as this … More To Structure or not to structure
The power of a string of musical notes is immense. Let me explain. Music is a universal language, yes, you’ve probably heard that before and math too. So you won’t be surprised at how much math there is in music. It’s something that as a creative person I don’t like to think about, but … More Writing with Spotify
T E X T T O S P E E C H Did you know you can activate text to speech on your computer? Yes. It is possible. I only know how to do this on a Mac, but I’m almost positive you can also do it on a PC. You will … More Text to Speech an Editing Tool
Alrighty, so there are plenty of articles about how to plot a story. I’ve read a lot of those. A lot. I’m still learning, and I will continue to learn to make the story the best it can be. However, what are some other steps we as writers can take to take the story further? For … More Using Scapple To Plot A Story