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
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
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?
So you're writing a novel. Or maybe you're simply planning your novel. But you can't figure out the right name for it. There could be so many titles! Should you use a short title or a long one? Should it incorporate the made up names you've created or would that be too confusing? How do … Continue reading How to Title Your Novel
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
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
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)
Hello there, everyone! Today I thought I would share with you some word prompts as well as some picture prompts I found, in case you need some inspiration to write! So, without further ado, here are the word prompts! (Note: I made these up!! And you can use them!) Prompt 1: "I’m sick of never … Continue reading Writing Prompts!
Hey all. I really really need your help. So my blog has been running for almost two years now (which is AWESOME). I'm nearing my 2nd blogiversary!! Anyways, that's beside the point. Basically, my blog has been running for a while, and it's going pretty well, but I'm kinda facing something hard. I feel like … Continue reading Ideas, Anyone? (A Small Rant + I Need Your Help!)