Writing characters can be one of the most difficult things you'll come across while writing a story. Well, maybe characters aren't the hardest thing. But creating a character who seems authentic and life-like, a character your readers care about? That's a different story! Writing great characters is very difficult. I honestly feel like my characters … Continue reading Writing Characters Your Readers Care About
Morning, with fresh air and damp grass soft turf under my feet, as I stand, still and at peace bumble bees putting around flowers, treacherously lifting their great mass a soft breeze ruffling my hair and cooling my face, a moment I never wish to release ~ My nose catches the clear smell of the … Continue reading Rare Moment: a description poem
You've come up with a great idea for a character. They have a background, a flaw, a strong personality, and a great part to play in your new, epic novel! You only have one problem. Whenever you were plotting out this new character, you titled them "CHARACTER NAME HERE" or "NAME". And now you're stuck. … Continue reading 5 Great Ways to Create Character Names
Hello there! I hope you're all having a good day! Today I thought I'd share with you a little about my new novella, and my other WIPs. 😀 So yes, it's official, I wrote a brand new novella! It is the second book in the Mail Chronicles, the sequel to Raid of the Krames. Introducing...Travel … Continue reading Announcing My New Novella! + WIP Update
I hope you all enjoy these winter haikus I wrote! Icicle: A stream of water drips to make an icicle, frozen and sparkling. Morning Frost: I wake up to frost. A foggy, peaceful morning. I smile and feel joy. Snowflakes: Rain falls and freezes. No snowflakes the same design. All great and unique. Haikus are … Continue reading Icicle: a haiku, and two more
I think most of every writer reading this can agree that editing is not the most fun part of writing a novel, book, article, poem, etc. Now, I know that some people love editing, and to everyone who is like that...congratulations. I am not like that, and I don't really like editing. I've warmed up … Continue reading A Very Cool Editing Technique for Writers!
Snow falls to the muddy ground. Icicles gather under the gutter. A squirrel stops without a sound, To hear the wind howl and mutter. ~ The clouds are gray, the earth is white. Snowflakes swim through the air, the squirrel dodges one and ducks out of sight. The sun peeks out with a white glare. … Continue reading Snow Day: A Winter Sonnet
Hey, everyone! Well, the new year has come. We made it through 2020! I'm not the person to set New Year's resolutions. I feel like they're kind of silly and also bound to fail. Generally, you get all hyped beforehand, promising yourself you'll change and become a new person in the year to come. You … Continue reading Do You Have Goals for 2021?
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!!!! 2020 is officially over! How is that possible? Now we're stepping into a new year--2021!! I really hope its a great year for everyone reading this!! I think I have a way to start this year off well! What could be better than starting off 2021 with some fun CHAD COMICS?? Yay!!!! … Continue reading Writing Comics #7 (Chad)
Merry Christmas!!! Hurray!! Or...oh...never mind. Christmas is over. Oh well. Merry late Christmas!! Honestly, I didn't really know what to write for the last post of the year, so I thought I'd just wish you all a late merry Christmas and hope you all had a great one. This year hasn't been the best thing … Continue reading Merry Christmas! (a little late)