Of god or (hu)man? — Author Scott Austin Tirrell

I’ve heard that there are two types of writers in the world. Those that map everything out and those that let the story guide them. When I was younger and king of the world, my rule transferred to my writing. I saw myself as a great architect and schemer planning the beginning, middle, and end […]Continue reading “Of god or (hu)man? — Author Scott Austin Tirrell”

Camp NaNoWriMo/NaNoFinMo

My fellow writers, in case you weren’t aware, Camp NaNoWriMo begins next Thursday and the folks over at NaNoWriMo.org have declared April National Novel Finishing Month, or NaNoFinMo. Whether that means finishing a past NaNoWriMo project that didn’t reach the finish line of 50,000 words, or in my case, expanding the novel I won withContinue reading “Camp NaNoWriMo/NaNoFinMo”

Naturist Lives in the Balance — Exposed and Vulnerable

The title sounds a bit ominous, however it is true, naturist lives are in the balance and I am the one who will be responsible for all of it. Naturally, I am referring to the latest novel I am writing. It’s not all black and white as I sit in judgment of a number of […]Continue reading “Naturist Lives in the Balance — Exposed and Vulnerable”

How Long Does It Take to Write a Novel? — Blog About Writing

Since my last post, 2 things have happened which have taken my mind off the global pandemic, at least for a little while, namely: 1. On Sunday, I went out in my car (essential shopping, not a jolly!), for what should have been a 25-minute round trip and got stuck in the snow! It’s hilly […]Continue reading “How Long Does It Take to Write a Novel? — Blog About Writing”