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Author: Dyany

A Note About How to Help Writers

Posted in Booky stuff

When I was in h.s., my dad worked with Mercedes Lackey at her day job. After he begged me for a while, I let him…

I Write Like…

Posted in Booky stuff, and entertainment

This is a fun little site that analyzes whatever writing sample you give it and compares it to the works of famous authors to see…

POV, Process, and Practice, Practice, Practice

Posted in Ponderings

I belong to some writing-oriented social media groups.  And there are a lot of fledgling authors on there, asking for advice.  Technically, I’m still a…

Some Suggestions for Using Scrivener in Critique Groups

Posted in Scrivener Tips

I love using Scrivener for all my writing, as you well know.  However, it took me a while to find a good process for sharing…

I’m published!

Posted in Booky stuff

Always have been most passionate about writing fiction.  Little non-fiction bits were a side hobby.  But sometimes our side hobbies are important, too, it seems,…

Self-Worth and Eternal Editing Hell

Posted in Booky stuff, and Ponderings

I know basically two kinds of new writers.  Those who believe they suck, and those who believe they are awesome.  I know a LOT more…

My personal analysis of Sherlock season/series 4, episode 3

Posted in entertainment, and Ponderings

Because I KNOW y’all have just been DYING to know what I thought about it. 😛 WARNING: SPOILERS!!! So, the first time through this episode,…

Writing Conflicts and Living

Posted in Booky stuff, and Ponderings

So I’m reading this book right now (well…audiobook…but still) and I stopped about four days ago because I started to realize what the major conflict…

Our Entertainment Industry and the Election

Posted in entertainment, and Ponderings

So, I’ve been watching the show “Conviction” this season.  It’s new, but it’s already been cancelled.  After only eight episodes, it’ll be gone.  I can’t…

Some days are discouraging….

Posted in Booky stuff, and Ponderings

Some days I just feel like this image when it comes to writing.  Pounding my head against the keyboard, lamenting that I will never get…

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