Color Me Impressed

When your character says something awesome.

sheldon_approval


Jennifer A. Johnson is a newly published fantasy writer thanks to The Adventure of Creation anthology. She's still revising her first novel, but you can sign up for her free newsletter to pass the time.

It Is and Is Not Calder

When I realized that my main character is basically Schrödinger’s cat on a large scale.

mind-blown

(And here’s a bonus, thanks Exploding Kittens.)

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Jennifer A. Johnson is a newly published fantasy writer thanks to The Adventure of Creation anthology. She's still revising her first novel, but you can sign up for her free newsletter to pass the time.

Old Grievances

That moment when you reach the end of the first draft and the two characters who had begged you for a romance decide that they just want to be friends.

maximus_mad


Jennifer A. Johnson is a newly published fantasy writer thanks to The Adventure of Creation anthology. She's still revising her first novel, but you can sign up for her free newsletter to pass the time.

It’s Not Going at All, Thank You

Remember when I listed 10 Things Not to Say to a Writer? Here’s #11: How’s your novel going?

stitch-frustrated


Jennifer A. Johnson is a newly published fantasy writer thanks to The Adventure of Creation anthology. She's still revising her first novel, but you can sign up for her free newsletter to pass the time.

Oh Yay!

When a reader tells me they will always ship my favorite in-story couple:
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(True story.)


Jennifer A. Johnson is a newly published fantasy writer thanks to The Adventure of Creation anthology. She's still revising her first novel, but you can sign up for her free newsletter to pass the time.

Whoa

When you finally put the last pieces together and realize what your Muse has been trying to tell you all along:
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Jennifer A. Johnson is a newly published fantasy writer thanks to The Adventure of Creation anthology. She's still revising her first novel, but you can sign up for her free newsletter to pass the time.

My Week in GIFs

After writing over 2,500 words in one day:
tangled_best_day_ever

And then, realizing I had to throw out almost 1,000 of those words because I’d gone in the wrong direction AGAIN:
buffy_sad

And then, having a friend help me figure out how to keep most of what I’d written (and only throw out 372 words):
relief

So, you know…nothing new.


Jennifer A. Johnson is a newly published fantasy writer thanks to The Adventure of Creation anthology. She's still revising her first novel, but you can sign up for her free newsletter to pass the time.