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?
I sit at the very top of everything. Well, I suppose not everything. The sky is above me, stretching from horizon to horizon, its vast blue openness clear and freeing. A few clouds float above my head as well, light and fluffy. They must be light, I think, smiling, to be able to drift so … Continue reading On Top
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
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!!
Enuth fell. His knees struck the ground and a moment later he was stretched out on his stomach, his face to the mud. He drew in a sharp breath, which sent searing pain through his rib-cage. He felt the weakness of surrender begin to seep in his bones. A shadow fell over him, and he … Continue reading Never Surrender: A Flash Fiction
Hey, everyone. This post was not planned whatsoever. It may be a bit ramble-ish and jumbled, and for that I'm sorry. I'll get right into it. I don't know how long I've felt like this, but for quite a long time, I've felt like I've been in a writing stand-still. Nothing's really moving. I don't … Continue reading Taking a Step Back (Updates and Rambles)
The heat was unbearable. He stood there, his eyes in a half-squint, as he stared at the flames, which leaped and twisted like an injured animal. The dancing tongues of heat roared and crackled in his ears. There was the sharp splintering of a wood beam breaking under the stress of the heat. It fell … Continue reading Flames: A Flash Fiction