Speculative fiction writer, translator, and editor


Date & Time June 3, 2022 • 4:45 pm–5:20pm
Duration 35 minutes total
Manuscript time 20 minutes manuscript time
Worked on Draft Draft 0
Related planning

– Drafted up structure of scene.
– Paused in middle to actually write out stroke order and cursive/grass script as Iboshi is doing in the scene. Need to reference the actual physical result in order to write it down properly in prose.

Wordcount Starting 5847
Ending 6603
Difference 756
Location Home
Devices not recorded

Iboshi scrawl

Snippet - Iboshi scrawl

This is what I mean by “method writing.” Doing the actual thing your character does as a reference for how to encode it into prose. Because… how else would you do it?

Scroll to Top