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
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 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!
Hello hello, everyone!! Today I have a really exciting announcement which you all ready know by now because you definitely read the title of this post. That's right! I'm returning to my WIPs I was working on before NaNoWriMo!! Woohoo! I'm super pumped to get back into editing Frostbite and Raid of the Krames. I … Continue reading Coming Back to My WIPs!
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
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?
Hey there, everyone! I had some time on my hands a while back and so I decided to draw my characters from my newest WIP, Frostbite! Now I didn't take a whole lot of time on them, and they're a little rough, but here you go. Enjoy! Gonden More This is Gonden, the main character. … Continue reading Frostbite Character Art!
Hello, everyone! Last week, multiple people said they would enjoy a writing snippet from my new WIP, Frostbite. So, here you are! I hope you enjoy! It was still dark as Gonden trudged through the streets of Hawlden, the snow coming down thick, fast, and silent. He turned onto main street and hurried down the … Continue reading Frostbite Snippet: Soldier Life
Hello, there! As some of you may know and some of you may not, I have decided to step back from some of my old projects for a while and start a new one. You can read more about why I chose that decision and what's going on in this post here. But anyway, I'm … Continue reading Announcing My New Project!!