Well hey there! This post is a little close to the beginning of NaNoWriMo, but I wanted to write it anyway. If you're a writer, sitting on the fence between fully committing to NaNoWriMo 2021 (National Novel Writing Month, where you attempt to write a 50,000+ word story in the month of November) I would … Continue reading 3 Reasons You Should Try NaNoWriMo
A very common fear for a lot of new (and even advanced) writers is the moment where you share your writing with other people. Maybe that's handing over the first couple pages of a novel to your parents or siblings, or submitting a short story for critique in a circle of fellow writers. I know … Continue reading Scared to Share Your Writing? Try These 3 Things!
December 3rd, 2017. I created my first ever blog, along with my email list. I posted my introduction post the day after, and posted my first blog post five days after that. (Man, looking back at those first blog posts brings back a lot of cringe and memories!) Ever since then, every Saturday, for close … Continue reading It’s Been a Long Road… (Big Changes)
Sprinting, jogging, running. Crucial tasks we’re shunning. Tripping, falling, gasping. On false hopes we’re grasping. ~ Always saying that today will be the day we can say we broke through our goal and joy will fill the hole ~ in our hearts that we try to fill with lie after lie, thinking this will at … Continue reading Poem: Slowed Down
It was dark. When Cillan opened his eyes, he felt like nothing had changed. He breathed in stuffy, humid air and let out a quiet groan. Are there hammers pounding my head? He pushed himself painfully onto his elbows and looked around. All was pitch-black. “Where in the kingdom...” Cillan began, but stopped abruptly. A … Continue reading Short Story: Prisoners of the Dark
I have been tagged by Lydia to do the Real Neat Blog Award! Thank you, Lydia! Okay, let's jump into this! THE RULES:Display the blog award logo in your blog.Thank the blogger who nominated you. Do not forget to link to their blogging website.Answer all the questions they have given you.Nominate 7 to 10 bloggers … Continue reading Real Neat Blog Award
The title says all. Guys, here it is. My 100th post!!! Yaaaaaay!!! I can't believe it! Beginning on December 3rd 2017, my blog's birthday, I have posted 100 posts on this blog! How exciting is that? This post isn't going to be too long. It's just a small post to celebrate how far the blog … Continue reading 100th Post?!?!
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
On December 3rd 2017, Caleb E King A Young Writer's Blog was created. Now it is December 3rd once again. This time it is 2018. Okay, okay, I know it's only December 1st, but I only post on a Saturday and December 3rd wasn't on a Saturday so forgive me, alright? Anyway, it's here!! My … Continue reading My Blog’s 1 Year Anniversary + Q&A
Ever having trouble knowing just how to write those blog posts so that they look nice and fun? Now, I’m dealing with this too. I don’t know how much decoration I should have in it, how much serious stuff I should have in it, and how much humor I should have in it. But it's … Continue reading My Process of Writing a Blog Post (in a Blog Post!)