Welcome to the Blog Round-Up! This month went by quicker than anticipated. I stretched myself a bit thin on the different projects I was working on. My time management was not the best, I admit. This month, the publication I submitted two articles on Medium closed up overnight. I do not know the whole story.Continue reading “August Round-Up”
Author Archives: Jade McStar
Chapter 4 of Enemies but Lovers is available to read on Medium, Simily and Ao3. Missed the first three chapters? No worries! You can read the entire story so far on either platform linked above. Be sure to follow me on: Never miss a post or announcement!
Welcome to the Blog Round-Up. This month focused on my first Camp NaNoWriMo. I finished the challenge on the 25th. It was the first time I have ever written 50k words in a month. During the challenge, I developed a schedule for myself. I would get the daily word count done within 2-4 hours. ItContinue reading “July Round-Up”
Camp NaNoWriMo Complete
As of today, I have completed Camp NaNoWriMo! I will write more about the past week in my blog round-up at the end of the month. Missed my first two posts about Camp NaNoWriMo? Find them here: Week 1 Week 2
Second Week of Camp NaNoWriMo
This week was productive. I had the highest word count day of the challenge and hit over 25k total. Toward the end of this week, I was skipping around in the manuscript a bit. I try not to do this because this is how I accidentally make plot holes. The chapter I skipped over isContinue reading “Second Week of Camp NaNoWriMo”
First Week of Camp NaNoWriMo
This was my first time participating in Camp NaNoWriMo. When I decided to do this 50k writing challenge, I wasn’t sure if I’d be able to hit the minimum word count per day. I usually don’t set word count goals. For my WIP, I set a monthly chapter goal. For other writing projects like blogContinue reading “First Week of Camp NaNoWriMo”
Welcome to the Blog Round-Up! This was a month of noticeable progress on several writing endeavors. Though, it wasn’t smooth sailing. As mentioned in my round-up post in May, Medium is not the best place for fiction traffic. My newest chapter of Enemies but Lovers had no traffic. Simily, on the other hand, it hasContinue reading “June Round-Up”
3 Simple Ways to Outline Your Writing
Remember in school when the teacher made you complete an outline before submitting a topic for a research paper? Outlines are helpful to some but too restricting for others. They are also used to organize your thoughts before writing. Though no one is stopping you from jumping into the deep end without one. Bullet PointContinue reading “3 Simple Ways to Outline Your Writing”
Chapter 3 of Enemies but Lovers is now live on Medium! Missed previous chapters? Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Don’t miss a post!
Welcome to the Blog Roundup! May was a bit of a motivation rollercoaster. Some days were better than others. I still reached my personal goals for the month so that is a plus. This month I was accepted into a publication on Medium called The Coffee Times. Stay on Track Writing Tips was my firstContinue reading “May Round-Up”