My Writing · writer's block

2020 inspiration; writing historical fiction

FEELING INSPIRED IN 2020 Hello everyone, I hope your 2020 is going well. Recently, I’ve been feeling quite inspired. After a long time of struggle with my novel revision on my epic fantasy novel, (epic as in the genre, not tooting my own horn), I’ve finally got back in the game. Somehow, ideas have been… Continue reading 2020 inspiration; writing historical fiction

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