Or is that gaming and writing?
Many people know that I’m an avid gamer in addition to writing young adult novels. I get a fair number of questions about how I balance the two because as many writers have discovered it’s hard enough to balance writing and a day job and a social life and staying healthy (all of which are also parts of my life) — and then to try adding gaming to that mix.
So I’m going to answer that and specifically the question from Allison Moon who asked this week if I have, “… tips for how to write hella books while also getting absorbed into a fantastical gaming world you want to live in?” (Special thanks for asking that in the week I’m thinking I need to blog more so that I can subtly remind people that Just Girls is out soon and you might want a copy. You can also find out more about Allison and her latest project here.)
The tips below are what I’ve worked out for myself — your process may be different so please engage in wanton experimentation and don’t give up until you find what works for you. You’ll know when you’ve found what works for you because you’ll feel happy and be productive.READ MORE