Failure hurts. You attempt something, and you don't successfully complete what you tried. But I just want to say--that's okay. Failure is one more step to success. You tried, you didn't complete what you tried, which means you can now learn from your failure and try again. Here's a quick secret (which isn't actually even … Continue reading Embrace Failure
Hey, everyone! Today I wanted to talk about the differences between Tropes and Cliches. I feel like some people don't take the time to figure out exactly what these are, and assume that they're the same thing. That is definitely not true. So let's jump right in! What is a Trope? A trope is a … Continue reading Tropes and Cliches: Which to Use in Writing?
Wind comes rushing down the plain, murmuring in its quiet tone, assuring that there soon comes rain, and to the fields that are sown, ~ that their thirst will be quenched, their roots will be fed, that they will not be wrenched, from the earth, lifeless, dead. ~ The wind continues, rustling the brush, patting … Continue reading Poem: Whispers of the Wind
I sit at the very top of everything. Well, I suppose not everything. The sky is above me, stretching from horizon to horizon, its vast blue openness clear and freeing. A few clouds float above my head as well, light and fluffy. They must be light, I think, smiling, to be able to drift so … Continue reading On Top
Welcome welcome! I really enjoyed writing last week's post, and there were still a few types of music that I absolutely love listening too while writing that I didn't talk about. So that's what we're doing this week!! While last week's music selection was more for actual writing, such as writing the first drafts of … Continue reading Awesome Writing Music! Pt. 2
A lot of people like music, including me!! And, as a writer, I like to listen to music while I write! 😛 So I thought, why not share some of my favorite songs to listen to while writing? Let's go! This'll be fun! 🙂 #1: Music & Ambience This is definitely my favorite type of … Continue reading Awesome Writing Music!
For a long, long time, words have been spoken, written down, and have transferred meaning and emotions to people all over the world. Writing is powerful. Writing can break someone down, or build someone up. Even a paragraph of words could resonate with one person and change their perspective on life forever. Even though there … Continue reading Words are Powerful
Hello hello, everyone! I was nominated a little while ago by Lydia to do the Sunshine Blogger Award!! Thank you, Lydia! RULES: • Thank the person who nominated you and provide a link back to their blog so others can find them. • Answer the 11 questions asked by the blogger who nominated you. • … Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award
It was dark. When Cillan opened his eyes, he felt like nothing had changed. He breathed in stuffy, humid air and let out a quiet groan. Are there hammers pounding my head? He pushed himself painfully onto his elbows and looked around. All was pitch-black. “Where in the kingdom...” Cillan began, but stopped abruptly. A … Continue reading Short Story: Prisoners of the Dark
You might be thinking...WHAAAAT??? Yes! It's true! The title is 100% true! Now, the next thing you might be thinking is: "You started a writing YouTube channel?" Well, no. It's not a writing YouTube channel. It's actually an animation YouTube channel! Let me explain. You guys probably all ready know that I have a lot … Continue reading I Started a YouTube Channel!!