Hello hello, my friends! Summer is well upon us, and today I want to share with you three summer-themed haikus that I wrote a little while ago! I hope you enjoy! 😀 Pond Still, untouched water. A green duck swoops down to land. Bright ripples now gleam. Resting Under summer’s sun, a squirrel basks in … Continue reading Pond: a summer haiku + two more
Well hello there! I hope you're having an incredible day. For this post I wanted to share 3 writing exercises you can do while you're outside! That's right--away from your computer, or your writing closet, or wherever you normally write! "Caleb, whaaaat? Why would you ever write outside? What are you talking about?" Well, hear … Continue reading 3 Outdoor Writing Exercises You Need to Try
Hello hello, reader! I hope you are having a fantastic day, but I also hope reading this blog post makes it better! Today, on popular request, I'll be sharing a few snippets from my sci-fi novel I completed not long ago, Under the Blue Sun. Now, a quick disclaimer before we jump into it, this … Continue reading Snippets from My Sci-Fi Novel!! (Under the Blue Sun)
So some time ago, I wrote a snippet series on the Young Writer's Workshop Community. But it was not just a series of snippets from a story. It was a Choose Your Own Adventure style snippet series! Basically I would write a snippet of the story every single day, post it to the community, and … Continue reading Snakeblade: A Choose Your Own Adventure Short Story
When I was younger, I enjoyed jumping into writing a brand new story with no plan. I didn't have character names figured out, nor what they were doing, nor where they were. Exploring the story I was writing without knowing what would happen was what I enjoyed, and I thought that if I took time … Continue reading Don’t Make This World-Building Mistake in your Writing!
Maybe you have writer's block. Maybe you've pulled out a piece of paper and can't think of anything to draw. Or maybe you're lying on the couch playing video games because you haven't felt in that "creative mindset" for days! Well, you might need to fill your creative well! What's your creative well, you ask? … Continue reading Fill Your Creative Well With These 3 Things!
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
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!