It is now October, the month of All Hallow’s and spooks and scares. And I have a confession to make: Writing horror is scary (see how I did that? 😉 ). Also, writing comedy is, too, at least for me. So I don’t feel I have a lot of relevant information to give you for… Continue reading Writing Horror
I am so, so pleased to see this topic – my main topic of this blog, basically! – appear on Writer Unboxed. This post could be considered part of my series on writing your emotional truths, really, a sortof guest post, on another blog. Here is the link: Writer Unboxed studying emotional truth. Here are… Continue reading Make Emotions Come to Life in Your Writing
This week has kept me busy with writing, buying a new car possibly, and helping a new room mate move in. Life takes me away from this blog more than I’d like! But, since world and character building are two of my favorite things, I found this great article I’d like to share with you… Continue reading Creating Your Characters
Great article from WU! Check it out: Link
Currently Reading… I’ve been working on my novel and reading some great library books, mainly YA. I’ve been trying to branch out to read about non-Western cultures more. Just yesterday I finished a new take on the Peter Pan story, and today I’m starting a book about two girls in ancient Arabia. What are you… Continue reading Stand Out to Agents & Editors
I realized that I haven’t yet posted about one of my favorite types of writing: flash fiction. So here are some tips I found for anyone who would like to try it! Flash fiction tips
What is a Creative Season? Yesterday I read this article by Victoria Fry about creative seasons, and it got my wheels turning. First of all though, you’re probably wondering what a creative season is. Like the four seasons of each year, each creative season represents a certain stage in our writing process. For example, right… Continue reading Which Creative Season Are You In?