This is a short story I wrote a few weeks ago. I thought it was good enough to share. I hope you enjoy! 🙂 "Mathis, come eat your breakfast!" Mathis turned toward the sound of his name, and his cheeks raised in a smile. He let the garden shovel in his hand tumble to the … Continue reading Short Story: More Than Gold
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
Yes, it is true! I am officially a published author! Now before you ask: no, it's not a book. No, it's nothing massive. Let me elaborate. For over two years now, I've been submitting my writing to this awesome site, Story Embers. They are a Christian writing website that has a great forum, articles on … Continue reading I GOT PUBLISHED!
Hello, fellow human! I hope you're having a wonderful day! The other day I wasn't sure what I wanted to write, so I decided to try out a couple of writing exercises that had been stirring in my mind for a while. These turned out to be a ton of fun and quite helpful, so … Continue reading Two Fun Writing Exercises You Need to Try
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
I'm not going to lie, when I started blogging in 2017, at the wee young age of 13, I was only going into it with the goal to create a platform so that people would buy my future books. That was it. My view of blogging, platform, and marketing has changed a lot in the … Continue reading 3 Wonderful Benefits of Blogging!
Morning, with fresh air and damp grass soft turf under my feet, as I stand, still and at peace bumble bees putting around flowers, treacherously lifting their great mass a soft breeze ruffling my hair and cooling my face, a moment I never wish to release ~ My nose catches the clear smell of the … Continue reading Rare Moment: a description poem
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!