Short Story: More Than Gold

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

3 Reasons to Read Books in Your Genre

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

Writing Characters Your Readers Care About

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