Musings · My Writing

Character Motivations and Emotions

Thought of the Week How do you feel a character’s emotions and motivations? How do you write them well? Personal Recently I had someone in my monthly writing group point out a bad bit of plotting and a major character motivation issue, all in chapter 4, the chapter where I feel my book really gets… Continue reading Character Motivations and Emotions

My Writing · Writing Resources

Getting Out of a No-writing Spell

A No-writing Spell I’m trying to get out of a no writing spell. It’s been really tough because I’m still battling writers discouragement syndrome. That’s not a real thing by the way, it’s just what I’m calling it when a writer feels discouraged and doesn’t believe in his or her own writing. Follow What You… Continue reading Getting Out of a No-writing Spell

Just For Fun · My Writing · Writing Resources

Happy Spring! Poem a Day and Handmade Journals Fun

There’s an awesome Poem a Day thing going on over at the Writer’s Digest website! Check the newest one out here. I’m thinking of getting in on it, myself. I want to write more poetry! Does anyone have anything to share about making scrapbooks or journals? I’m excited, because I saw some beautiful hand-made journals… Continue reading Happy Spring! Poem a Day and Handmade Journals Fun