Good afternoon everyone, I was travelling last Wednesday, but today I wanted to share some great resources I found when out and about! The Writer has a dearth of awesome articles, many are free, some are membership-only. Some of my favorites that I'm still gobbling up are:Why Humor in Fiction is So Essential Why are… Continue reading Resources from theWriter
Hello, everyone! I hope things are going alright for you out there. Today we're going to be discussing tropes that I like, as an echo/counteractive to the previous post on terrible tropes. In case you missed that post, here's the definition we're using for tropes, as seen in Urban Dictionary: An overused, nearly meaningless word… Continue reading Terrific Tropes
Hello, everyone! Today I want to talk about tropes. What is a trope? The dictionary says: A word or expression used in a figurative senseMerriam-Webster Now, this doesn't seem like anything too bad, right? This is going to be something we see in a lot of literature, virtually all of it, anywhere, from any genre.… Continue reading Terrible Tropes
Good morning, everyone! I've been busy reading and writing, and not had a lot of ideas for what to post here. But I want to keep posting, even when I don't have any thoughts on writing, book reviews, or want to share my own works. So I'm going to try to share resources, on the… Continue reading Writing & Editing Software
Good morning, all! I'm excited to share a resource with you, which I just found. Cian Traynor on Memo'd explores the most painful lessons in creative writing. Here is a sample: There will be times when your mind goes blank, when writing is the last thing you want to do. But your pet project will still be… Continue reading Painful Writing Lessons
Buried in a bookGood afternoon my friends, Work has been wild with training recently, and Delta variant cancelled my much-beloved trip to visit my mother for her birthday (first visit since 2019!). I am still reeling and feeling that disappointment and sadness. But, the writing goes on! Recently I started reading the apparently-famous YA fantasy… Continue reading Why write?
Dear friends, My health continues to be somewhat shaky this month, but I'm determined to keep updating this blog. Recently I've been doing a LOT of reading, and right now I'm excited to say I'm on the Court of Thorns and Roses, famous YA fantasy series. I am a few chapters in now and it's… Continue reading Book Review: “Malice” by Heather Walter