I was tagged by Mollie to do the Writing Q&A so here I am…my first post….about me…
Maybe I’ll do some more posts? I don’t know we’ll see!
When did you first start writing? Was being a writer something you always aspired to?
I first started writing maybe five years ago in 2010/2011. I never imagined being a writer. In school I hated reading and writing and really school in general but I loved to tell stories and figured I might as well write them down.
What genre do you write?
I like to write all kinds of YA (Young Adult) fiction. I have written some contemporary, some paranormal, some post- apocalyptic. It really depends on how I feel at the time.
Can you tell us a little about your current work in progress? When did you start working on this project?
Right now, I’m working on a story titled Hollow. It’s a sci-fi book about robots! I started writing it at the beginning of 2015 but stopped to take on my NaNoWriMo novel.
What was your first piece that you can remember writing? What was it about?
The first actual piece was called A Ghostly Kiss and it was based on a dream I had about a ghost who was really hot. The book was about a ghost who was really hot. Maybe once I spruce it up, I’ll get it published. 🙂
What’s the best part about writing?
In my opinion, the best part about writing is before you do any of the actual writing. I like thinking about the story and working out all of the details in my head before it’s actually written out.
What’s the worst part about writing?
The editing. I. Hate. It. Reading the same terribly written story over and over again to get it right is boring and hard. That’s probably why I don’t have anything published yet.
What’s the name of your favorite character and why?
My favorite character at the time is this guy I named Stone. He’s really funny and acts like a total jerk to impress everyone, but the thing about being the writer is that you know who the person is on the inside. He’s actually a sweetheart.
How much time a day/week do you get to write? When is the best time for you to write (morning or night)?
“I try to write everyday” is everyone’s answer, but I actually DO try to write everyday. I’m still in school so it takes up most of my time, but I count that as writing because it is writing. If we’re talking about writing my WIP, I try to write about it a few days a week at the least. I like to write at night, but it’s pretty impossible with all the things going on once everyone gets home from work and school.
Did you go to college for writing?
I’m still in High School, so nope. I do intend to go to college to be a publicist, though.
What bothers you more: speeling errors; punctuation, errors, or errors for grammar?
Although all of those bother me, I have to say spelling. NaNoWriMo was hard for me since there were so many spelling errors. But I survived!
What is the best writing advice that anyone has given you?
Nobody in my family are writers so the only thing I really know is what people tell me on Twitter. “Write what your heart tells you.” Is most likely my favorite.
What advice would you give to another writer?
Exactly what I was told. Write from your heart. Write what you love to write and don’t let anyone tell you it’s wrong. Literature is personal and you can make it any way you want.
What are your favorite writing sites or blogs that you turn to for help, tips or encouragement?
Besides writing, what else do you enjoy doing? What are your hobbies?
I like reading (that’s a given) and playing my violin. I also like doing DIYs although they never turn out right. Lastly, browsing bookstores is something that I’ve been doing for years and I love it because books smell nice.
What’s the best book you’ve read this year?
The best book I read this year was probably “Eleanor and Park” by Rainbow Rowell. It was such a sweet and heartfelt book and if you haven’t read it yet, you should.
What’s the best movie you’ve seen this year?
“Paper Towns” definitely. I loved both the book and the movie so much.
What is your favorite book or series of all time?
That’s a hard one. Maybe The Selection series by Kiera Cass? It really is like picking a favorite child.
Who is your favorite author?
What are your plans for the rest of the year in terms of your writing?
Try to write some of my Sci-Fi novel and maybe edit my NaNoWriMo one.
Where else can we find you online?
I don’t read very many blogs, so I can’t really tag anyone who most likely haven’t done it so I’ll just leave it at that.
I hope you liked that one and if you want me to do more, just say so and I’ll try. Also, would you like me to post bits and pieces of my writing? I wouldn’t mind doing that at all!