What's up, everyone? I'm really excited about today's post, because I am officially announcing something exciting! Well, I've kinda all ready announced it by the title of this post. 😉 Yep, you guessed it! I'M PARTICIPATING IN NANOWRIMO 2020!! Yeee! I'm so excited! Ever since I started writing seriously I've heard of NaNo, but I've … Continue reading I’m Doing NaNoWriMo!!
So you're writing a novel. Or maybe you're simply planning your novel. But you can't figure out the right name for it. There could be so many titles! Should you use a short title or a long one? Should it incorporate the made up names you've created or would that be too confusing? How do … Continue reading How to Title Your Novel
The day is light, warm, bright, friendly, welcoming. Bees gather and swarm. ~ Butterflies flutter through the dappled sunlight. Flowers bloom, fresh and new. ~ It is when the night comes when the joy disappears, and cold seeps in, chills, numbs. ~ The animals scurry away. Fear grips them all, at the disappearance of day. … Continue reading Poem: Lights in the Night
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?
Wind comes rushing down the plain, murmuring in its quiet tone, assuring that there soon comes rain, and to the fields that are sown, ~ that their thirst will be quenched, their roots will be fed, that they will not be wrenched, from the earth, lifeless, dead. ~ The wind continues, rustling the brush, patting … Continue reading Poem: Whispers of the Wind
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
Welcome welcome! I really enjoyed writing last week's post, and there were still a few types of music that I absolutely love listening too while writing that I didn't talk about. So that's what we're doing this week!! While last week's music selection was more for actual writing, such as writing the first drafts of … Continue reading Awesome Writing Music! Pt. 2
A lot of people like music, including me!! And, as a writer, I like to listen to music while I write! 😛 So I thought, why not share some of my favorite songs to listen to while writing? Let's go! This'll be fun! 🙂 #1: Music & Ambience This is definitely my favorite type of … Continue reading Awesome Writing Music!
For a long, long time, words have been spoken, written down, and have transferred meaning and emotions to people all over the world. Writing is powerful. Writing can break someone down, or build someone up. Even a paragraph of words could resonate with one person and change their perspective on life forever. Even though there … Continue reading Words are Powerful
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