Wanna hear a secret? I despise writing dialogue. I, Emily Vollmer, wholeheartedly acknowledge that dialogue is one of my greatest weaknesses as a writer, and swear to improve my skills in this arena whenever possible. I truly do hate writing conversations. And for a long time, that hindered my ability to write even semi-decently. Now,… Continue reading The Dialogue is Dead. Long Live the Dialogue.
What if my stories are terrible? What if I like my stories, but no one else does? What if I and other people like my stories, but I am unable to turn writing into a career? What if I end up broke and living in a weirdly moist ditch? What if I fail? This is… Continue reading Writing is Terrifying. Here’s Why I Do It.
Hi, and welcome to the site! My name is Emily Vollmer, and I am super pumped that you're here. Who is Emily Vollmer? I, Emily Vollmer, am a writer. Well, an aspiring writer. As of right now I have, by my count, made absolutely no money writing anything. But I want to! Why do you… Continue reading Hello!