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
3 Things You MUST DO Before NaNoWriMo!
It's that time of year again! October is coming to a close, and soon writers all around the world will pick up their pens and start the exciting adventure of NaNoWriMo, attempting to complete a 50,000 word novel in the month of November. I participated in NaNoWriMo for the first time two years ago, and … Continue reading 3 Things You MUST DO Before NaNoWriMo!
The One Thing Your Characters are Missing
It can be hard to pinpoint the most difficult piece of writing. From descriptions, to editing, to world-building, to dialogue, to good prose in general, everyone has their own struggles and different pieces of writing they need to improve on. I certainly have quite a few! However, I think it's safe for me to say … Continue reading The One Thing Your Characters are Missing
3 Awesome Books I Read in 2021
I read quite a few books in 2021. Admittedly, the majority of them were rereads of some of my favorite books. I'm a sucker for rereading great stories! However, I did get around to reading quite a few new novels I'd never read, and there were some in particular that I thoroughly enjoyed! Today I … Continue reading 3 Awesome Books I Read in 2021
4 Years of Blogging!
4 years. Whoa. It's pretty crazy when I look back on it--four years of writing blog posts, interacting with readers, growing and improving in my writing. It's been a wild ride, and I wouldn't go back and erase it for the world! It has been so much fun, and so beneficial to my writing journey … Continue reading 4 Years of Blogging!
I’m Doing NaNoWriMo!!
What's up, everyone? I'm really excited about today's post, because I am officially announcing something exciting! Well, I've kinda all ready announced it by the title of this post. 😉 Yep, you guessed it! I'M PARTICIPATING IN NANOWRIMO 2020!! Yeee! I'm so excited! Ever since I started writing seriously I've heard of NaNo, but I've … Continue reading I’m Doing NaNoWriMo!!
Tropes and Cliches: Which to Use in Writing?
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?
Words are Powerful
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
5 Books That Have Inspired My Writing
I was reading when I was pretty young, and, well, I don't think I would've started writing if I hadn't read some really cool stuff first. So here are 5 book series that really inspired me to start writing and have inspired me throughout my writing journey. #1: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy The … Continue reading 5 Books That Have Inspired My Writing
Book Review: Adorning the Dark
Hello, everyone! Welcome back! Today I have something very exciting--my first ever book review! I have never done one of these so please forgive me if I mess anything up. Okay, got it? Then let's move on! Adorning the Dark, by Andrew Peterson Pages: 224 Genre: Non-Fiction Review: 5/5 Stars When I heard Andrew Peterson … Continue reading Book Review: Adorning the Dark