17
Jul

Donavin, Louisa, and the Volcano

Last night in my local writing group we were given 15 Minutes to write from this prompt. (Please note, beyond spelling, this is not edited) *Write a scenario where a character has an atypical reaction to a tragic event.* Donavin and Louisa sank into the couch as the TV news signaled an emergency alert. Donavin […]

6
Jul

A Court of Thorns and Roses Series

*NO SPOILERS* Since I finished my draft, I decided to do some reading as a way of cleansing my brain and letting my draft percolate. I searched through my books and found A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas that I had bought for myself for this past Christmas. OH MY GOD. Okay… […]

19
Jun

Hey you guys!!!

I know it’s been a while since you last heard from me, but trust me, it was for a good reason. I finished my 1st draft of my novel! My novel about Pine Whitecourt and all her magic, drama, and weird creature life! I am SO excited. I finished with the feeling of “damn, this […]

4
May

So here’s the thing…

Life definitely can get in the way. I hit a stretch of at least a month where I rarely wrote. It made me super sad. Then the past few weeks I’ve been making sure to write everyday. Even for a little while. I joined a group where we challenge each other to write for at […]

7
Feb

I’m stuck :(

No, I’m not stuck between the bed and the wall. I’m stuck with writing. It’s not that I don’t know what is going to happen next. I know. I’ve got it mapped out. But man, life is just crazy right now. I have two other jobs that are rather time consuming, I have signed up […]

Here I am

Hello! My name is Jennifer Banks, and I am a writer. This blog will be about my writing journey and all of its ups and downs, as well as a few posts about other creative projects and my pets.  I hope you enjoy it! And welcome! Jen