https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoCY_3kA3z8 Hello Readers, and welcome back to my hell blog. As you might remember, we're in the business of trying to write a novel here, and last week I sorta broke down my process for you in a super silly simplified way that was totally smart and inspiring and did not make any of you … Continue reading Chiquitita, You and I know, Writing Books is So Hard and Lonely (CampNano: Revenge of the Novel Week 2)
We’re Setting Up Camp (A Month Early Because We’re Losers and This Stuff Takes Time)
Hello Readers, it's me, Miss Bethany Anne Lovejoy, and I am here to welcome you to this, my absurdly long, far too complicated CampNanowrimo bootcamp where you will be joining me, Miss Bethany Anne Lovejoy, as I try to write yet another book-- but one that's not in a series, nor a planned release. A … Continue reading We’re Setting Up Camp (A Month Early Because We’re Losers and This Stuff Takes Time)
Pick a Card: Post Mortem
Arthur Rackham(1867-1939) My, what a long overdue post this is. If you did not know, my original plan was to be done with Pick a Card in May 2022; but due to the expanding lengths of the books and a few cover artist changes, Alice ended up taking over a year to complete, and became … Continue reading Pick a Card: Post Mortem
Indie, Indeed: Talking Indie vs. Traditional Publishing and Why So Many Choose Indie.
Hi. My name is Bethany Anne Lovejoy, and I've included a photo of myself below just to remind you that I am a real person with a real dog who really loves me. This is because when we talk indie publishing, people often get a little blood thirsty. There was a storm and my car … Continue reading Indie, Indeed: Talking Indie vs. Traditional Publishing and Why So Many Choose Indie.
New Year, (Hopefully) New Me.
Hello Readers, it's me, B. A. Lovejoy; purveyor of kissing books and I'm guessing that if you're here, you're probably here for a sneak peek at the nonfinalized prologue of my newest series. Well, I'm going to put that at the bottom of this post largely so I can pretend that you read it, and … Continue reading New Year, (Hopefully) New Me.
The Polls Post
Hello, dear reader; Did you know that it is the end of the year? Did you also know that the final book in Alice: Pick a Card released this month and is available in paperback? Did you also know that I, B. A. Lovejoy, am an author who writes other things and has recently moved … Continue reading The Polls Post
Cutting Scenes, Making Revisions, and Other Hard Things in Writing, With Examples from Pick a Card
So, a strangely large number of people follow my blog because I also talk about the writing process a good deal, and I'm slightly entertaining, which is interesting to me because I'm a mess, but... I feel like I should always post a disclaimer or something that blog posts get worked on for me during … Continue reading Cutting Scenes, Making Revisions, and Other Hard Things in Writing, With Examples from Pick a Card
Historical Connections in Wonderland: Alice Pick a Card
So, this post is happening a lot later than it should have, and a lot of that has to do with extensive rewrites on the Prison of Hearts and writer's block in general, which I'll probably make a post about eventually (as well as someday explaining the business side of things for people who follow … Continue reading Historical Connections in Wonderland: Alice Pick a Card
Talking Alice in the Prison of Hearts, NanoWrimo, Writing with ADHD, and the Realities of Writing Full Time
Otherwise known as a very long, overly detailed post about my processes and me speaking just a little bit about how it actually is being a fulltime writer. Hello, it's me, Bethany Anne Lovejoy. You might have forgotten about me in the time since I've been away, but here's a few notes about me: I … Continue reading Talking Alice in the Prison of Hearts, NanoWrimo, Writing with ADHD, and the Realities of Writing Full Time
In Which I Give Into Peer Pressure and Begin to Write a Magical Academy Series Even Though That Was Not the Plan
Hello readers, this is probably when most of you begin to realize that I update this blog at the end of the day when I am done writing, because my first priority is books, so sometimes I'm a little late. But aside from beginning to finalize things and order covers for Alice in the Prison … Continue reading In Which I Give Into Peer Pressure and Begin to Write a Magical Academy Series Even Though That Was Not the Plan