3 Reasons Why You May Not Have Time to Read

Picture this. There’s this book, sitting on your desk. You’ve managed to get through some of it, and you’d love to read more, but there’s just one problem. You just can’t read it. Maybe you’re always rushing from one activity to the next, or every time you pick up the book something distracts you, or … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You May Not Have Time to Read

The Importance and Power of the Climax

Ah, the climax. The part that everyone always gets to when reading a book. Unless they set the book down. Or the book doesn't have a climax. Whiiich would be weird. Almost every book has a climax, the part of the book that reveals much of the secrets that come up throughout the story, brings … Continue reading The Importance and Power of the Climax

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)

How to Write on a Consistent Schedule

There are times when something is making you not want to write. It might be procrastination. It might be writer’s block. It might be sheer stress, or discouragement, or timidness, or world-building problems, or...anything! Whatever it is, it always feels like there’s just this weight on you whenever you think about writing. That happens a … Continue reading How to Write on a Consistent Schedule

How to Deal With the 1,274 Book Ideas You Have Right Now (And Counting)

Yep. I've been there too. All those ideas for awesome books and every single one so good that you want to write it right then and there.Actually I still haven't gotten over it but this is beside the point. What I'm saying, is that us writers always have new ideas popping into our heads, and … Continue reading How to Deal With the 1,274 Book Ideas You Have Right Now (And Counting)

Three Clichés Common in Fantasy Novels That I Absolutely Hate

Yes. The title explains all. For this weeks post, I am going to rant about the clichés common in fantasy novels that I find are highly irritating. Oh boy this is gonna be fun! Alright let’s get down to business. Cliché #1: The Orphan Taran from Chronicles of Prydain, Will from Ranger’s Apprentice, Rey from … Continue reading Three Clichés Common in Fantasy Novels That I Absolutely Hate

How I Dealt With My First Rejection + Rejected Short Story

I saw the reply to my submission email. Anxiously, heart fluttering in my chest, I clicked it open. I was rejected. They thought my theme was nice, but the writing was too much telling and not showing, and the characters needed development. YAY!! You may not think this is the time to celebrate. I mean, … Continue reading How I Dealt With My First Rejection + Rejected Short Story