Wander Mind Fiction

Fantasy and science fiction writing by Nicole Lungerhausen

Recent Posts

Getting hold of my senses

I’ve been doing the Six Weeks, Six Senses writing practice with Sarah Selecky Writing School. Each week has a writing assignment that focuses on a different sense. I’ve found it well-worth doing because: a) it’s getting me out of my comfort zone when it comes to including all the senses in my work. Like a […]

6 Writing Resources That Helped Me in 2018

In mid-2018, I had the opportunity to make a big change in my life. Through a combination of incredible luck, good timing and careful planning, I was able to step away from my day job and commit to being a fantasy and sci-fi writer full-time. I’m glad I made this change and feel deeply fortunate […]

Writing from the Senses – Sight

I’m in a contrary mood. Right now, I’m editing short stories that have been languishing in my “in progress” folder this year. But I’m also yearning to write something from scratch. I’m basically a crow in human form: happy to trade the shiny thing in my beak for the new shiny object in the next […]

5 Ways to TGIF During NaNoWriMo

  National Novel Writing Month  is not for the faint of heart. For the 30 days hath November, you envision, create and type like a bat out of hell, all to reaching the goal of having a novel of at least 50,000 words by the end of the month. But hey – it’s Friday! Time to […]