paper and blood // hemingway's philosophy & my ideal writing mindset

Hey y'all! Hemingway is quoted to saying, "There is nothing to writing; all you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed." For a while, I wasn't sure I agreed with this principle. After all, there is way more to writing than that, right? There has to be more... surely... However, my thoughts on … Continue reading paper and blood // hemingway's philosophy & my ideal writing mindset

not so hobbit sized adventures // i’m martin freeman-ing my way out of the US with jesus

Hey y'all! Tomorrow morning, I get on a big plane and head off on a big adventure, boldly going where no man has gone before. That isn't true. Many a man has gone on an adventure. Namely, Martin Freeman. I know that was low-hanging fruit, but I have quoted this so many times this week … Continue reading not so hobbit sized adventures // i’m martin freeman-ing my way out of the US with jesus

nostalgic for something undiscovered // a feeling i can’t put into words and andrew peterson’s new book

Hey y'all! I don't know about you, but this past week was something else. Not in a particular good way, it was literally just something else. This feeling could be compared to going over the big hill on a roller coaster, knowing the "easy part" is behind you, and knowing that if you try to … Continue reading nostalgic for something undiscovered // a feeling i can’t put into words and andrew peterson’s new book

character development // how jaxen and the writer are doing

Hey y'all! I read something recently that really spoke to me. I went and dug it up because I think it's important for today. Every good writer knows that the characters they create have a certain extension of themselves written into them. What I wanted to explore today was how my characters have grown since … Continue reading character development // how jaxen and the writer are doing