If you've been a writer for any amount of time and you've looked up YouTube videos and articles on your writing interests, you'll know that there is a vast ocean of writing tips for free everywhere you turn. From dialogue, to outlining, to world-building, to deciding whether it should be "than" or "then", everyone has … Continue reading People don’t talk about this writing tip enough…
Three Cozy Winter Haikus!
It's been too long since I posted some haikus to this blog! And what better subject to focus on than the season in which we currently abide? So without further ado, here are three winter poems I crafted using these images as prompts! I hope you enjoy. 🙂 Sparkling Dawn: Sun dawns over land, casting … Continue reading Three Cozy Winter Haikus!
Sacrificial War: A Flash Fiction
“Don’t go. I don’t want you to leave.” Little Maggy’s eyes burned into Carson’s. Their hazel complexion always reminded him of a sparrow’s wings, soaring high above the earth, sparkling and free. Now they were broken, defeated. Coated with the dull stain of dust. Carson knelt on one knee, lifting his calloused fingers to his … Continue reading Sacrificial War: A Flash Fiction
I Won a Short Story Contest!
Hello everyone! Back in November 2022, a fellow blogger hosted a short story contest on her blog! The short stories were only allowed to be 1,000 words or shorter, so just for fun, I thought I'd write something and submit it! Well, to my surprise, I actually placed first in the contest! My short story … Continue reading I Won a Short Story Contest!
The Top 3 Best Books I Read in 2022
I love keeping track of how many books I read each year, and which ones they were! While I didn't read quite as many books this year as in years past, I was able to read quite a few, most being new books I'd never read before! I read the three books listed below for … Continue reading The Top 3 Best Books I Read in 2022
Happy New Year! (2022 Recap + 2023 Plans)
Wow!! Here we are, at the end of 2022! Can you believe the year is already at its end? I feel like I blinked and it was over. However, looking back on what I did this year reveals that it was actually jam-packed with some pretty awesome experiences and achievements. Throughout the past few days, … Continue reading Happy New Year! (2022 Recap + 2023 Plans)
Christmas Poem: The Greatest Gift + My First Guest Post!
Merry Christmas, everyone! We're only a week away from the wonderful holiday, and I hope everyone has had an amazing December so far. Today I wanted to share a Christmas poem I wrote, which was for a Christmas-themed blog party a fellow writer, Allie Andersen, hosted on her blog this year! That means that this … Continue reading Christmas Poem: The Greatest Gift + My First Guest Post!
5 Year Blogiversary + Q&A for Beginner Bloggers
5 YEARS OF BLOGGING. Wow. It feels very surreal to be writing this post. I can't believe that it's officially been five years (to the day!!) since I started my blog! From being a thirteen-year-old editing his very first novel, all the way to being an eighteen-year-old with the same dreams, still blindly chasing his … Continue reading 5 Year Blogiversary + Q&A for Beginner Bloggers
Thanksgiving Poem: Autumn’s Melody
Come on, come on, leave your constant worries for a time. Hear the cars in the driveway as family arrives. They come inside, their voices sound in the living room, chasing away a rainy day’s darkness and foul gloom. Come on, come on, loved ones are here, with arms open wide. ~ Come look, come … Continue reading Thanksgiving Poem: Autumn’s Melody
How to Write in the Holiday Season
It's about that time again! Decorations are appearing in every window of every house, families are beginning to gather more and more frequently, and despite the days growing darker and the weather growing worse, a light is lit in people's eyes as we head into the joyous holiday months! From Halloween to New Years, two … Continue reading How to Write in the Holiday Season