Tag Archives: graphic novel
Goals for 2019
Since I have eight months before I start graduate school (applications are in!), I have decided to focus on writing and art. I bought some big sketchbooks and paper to make text blocks for handmade books. I have supplies to try out acrylic pour painting. Basically, I want to write a lot of poems, write …
NaNo 2017–Day 20
I made it to 50,000 words on the 13th. I was able to officially validate my novel today and be declared a winner. Right now I have 55,952 words. Now to finish some letters for my book and work on the comic layouts.
NaNo 2017–Day 11
Made it to 41,102 words. Almost there!
NaNo 2017–Day 5
Made it to 20,018. Winter Wheat helped give me some ideas for this novel and more. It was a good weekend.
NaNo 2017–Day 3
I made it to 10,816 words on day 2. Today I made it 16,594. On track for the reverse NaNo!
NaNo 2017–Day 1
Made it 8,589 words so far. Reverse NaNo is working so far this year.
NaNo 2017 and more!
I’ve decided to do National Novel Writing Month this year. I’m working on the script for my graphic novel, Ashes: The Graphic Novel. I have 3,388 words so far. The latest issue of The Magnolia Review is available here.
Ending this NaNo with 11,792 words. I didn’t make much progress this month due to illness and lack of time with school, but I do intend to continue working on this novel next year and to have a nicer draft by the end of 2017. I will also work on drawings and layouts of the …
Chapter One–Aamu is Dead
Check out the first chapter of my graphic novel Ashes: The Graphic Novel here and here.
Reading and NaNo Prep
Preparing for NaNo is almost complete. I intend to read 1984 and Brave New World before November. Researching diaries and letters for my own graphic novel, Ashes: The Graphic Novel, has led me to interesting diary novels published in the last few years. I’ve collected different diaries and letter collections from writers and artists I …