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NaNoWriMo is finished!

Hi everyone, We are finally in December, which means that this year's NaNoWrimo is over! And what a November it was! I've seen so many of you crushing your goals this month and getting all these first drafts under way! If you took part in the challenge, I hope you acknowledge how much of a [...]

By |2019-02-15T20:57:55+00:00December 4th, 2018|Journal|0 Comments

How to have more energy

If you follow me on Twitter, you probably have seen the survey for my book "The Part-Time Artist". In this survey, one of the question was about the biggest problem with having an artistic career and a job-to-pay-the-bills. Many people replied "energy", and how they felt so exhausted after their day job. It meant that [...]

By |2019-02-15T21:03:02+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Journal, Non-Fiction|0 Comments

YALC books review!

Hi guys, I thought I would do something a little different today. I've been reading a lot lately, thanks to the big haul that I got from YALC 2018, and it made me want to write reviews. I've finished 3 of them so far, and they were all great so they all deserve a shout [...]

By |2019-02-15T21:05:21+00:00October 7th, 2018|Books, Journal|0 Comments

Writing and lower back pain

If you follow me on Twitter, you might have noticed that I have many issues with back pain. I have a herniated disc in my spine, and it is causing pain and loss of mobility. It is not easy to be a writer with back problems, especially when dealing with a full-time job that [...]

By |2019-02-15T21:06:42+00:00October 5th, 2018|Journal|1 Comment

Create every day

Since it's one month until NaNoWriMo, and Inktober has just started, I thought I would talk about a concept that has really helped me improve my productivity as an artist: create every day. There is a lot of advice on the subject everywhere, and they all seem to conflict. Today, I am going to talk [...]

By |2019-02-15T21:08:12+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Journal|0 Comments

Draft 2 is finished!

If you follow me on Twitter, you have probably seen my tweet yesterday: I'M DONE!! DRAFT 2 IS FINISHED!!!! #amwriting #novel #107K #holyshit pic.twitter.com/Ut5Rit4pJ2 — Céline Terranova ☕️📚 (@CelineTerranova) September 13, 2018 After ten months and a half, I have finally completed the second draft of my novel Healers. This new draft took me [...]

By |2018-09-14T11:24:42+00:00September 14th, 2018|Journal, Novels, Projects|0 Comments

NaNoWriMo 2017 won and what’s next

Hi everyone, You probably have seen it on my social media accounts: I did it! I won NaNoWriMo 2017! Once again, I reached the 50K goal!!! This year was a really difficult one. I felt like I had no time for writing and I really had to push my limits to make it. However, I'm [...]

By |2019-02-15T21:13:21+00:00December 10th, 2017|Journal|1 Comment

Character sheets!

So last time, I told you that my next step in revisions would be to restructure the novel using index cards. Turns out I needed an extra step before I could do that: modify/redo my characters sheets. What is a character sheet? It depends greatly on what you write, what type of writer you are [...]

By |2017-10-14T18:24:10+00:00October 14th, 2017|Journal|0 Comments