3 Reasons to Read Books in Your Genre

One of the most popular pieces of advice a lot of people say is "Read widely!" or, "Read good books and bad books, so you can learn the difference between them." Now, I'm not disagreeing with those pieces of advice at all. I think that reading lots of books in lots of different genres is … Continue reading 3 Reasons to Read Books in Your Genre

Motivational Poem: Crawling

I’m crawling, climbing, fingers dig into the dirt. I’m falling, slipping, My feet backslide a little. ~ Teeth grind together. Stinging, raw fingers find grip again. A journey I weather, ascending the mountain of Life. ~ I see pits in the rock face. Gnarled hands reach out to snag me. They say to give up … Continue reading Motivational Poem: Crawling

Improve Description in Your Writing With These 3 Tips

Do you ever struggle writing description that keeps your reader’s attention? Would you like to be able to write beautiful, vivid descriptions that lay out a wonderful, fascinating scene before the people who are reading your story? Now, I’m not saying I’m a master at this and you aren’t! I’m still learning how to write … Continue reading Improve Description in Your Writing With These 3 Tips

Why I Didn’t Do NaNo 2019 (And Why It’s Okay Not To)

After I learned that NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) was a thing, I've always felt a sort of pressure each year November comes. I feel like, "Well, everyone else is doing it, and it makes you a better writer, so I should be participating this year and writing 50,000 words in thirty days." But, the … Continue reading Why I Didn’t Do NaNo 2019 (And Why It’s Okay Not To)