Hi all, I constantly find myself writing morally complex characters - characters that don't always do the right thing. And I want to talk about why I think you need these kinds of people in your writing. We all can think of hero-type characters. You know, people who do things for the greater good. Plenty … Continue reading Writing Tips – On Character Morality
Hi all, It's been a while since I've posted. Sorry about that. The Holidays came and went, and now it's a new year and I was trying to figure out how best to start it off. I've sorted through several posts I've had on my backlog for a while now, but none seem exactly right. … Continue reading Log #7: A new year and new stuff.
Hi all, I'm feeling burnt out. My finals are next week, and in these times of extreme stress, I've found solace in the lulling and soothing words of poetry. So I decided to do a chill post and just share some poetry with you all. I mentioned near the beginning of the term that I would … Continue reading Log #6 – Poetry I’ve Collected this Term
Hi all, If there's one thing I love, it's writing style. Most people hate the nitty-gritty of writing - sentence structure, syntax, diction, grammar. But that stuff is my jam; I mean, I have very early memories of filling out grammar worksheets back in elementary school and being excited to do that homework. As if I weren't enough of … Continue reading Writing Tips – Immersive Writing
Hi all, I've been wanting to make a sequel to this post for a while, and to be honest, I thought it would be a lot harder. But I guess writers have a lot of problems. Or I am just really good at complaining. Word count limits. Just...gaaahhhhh Writing dialogue and then you forget how humans … Continue reading Writer Problems (2)
(I was going to put a gif of someone really intensely writing, but this seems more accurate) Hi all, Though I'm not participating in NaNoWriMo this year, I have been staring longingly out the window, wishing I could join. I've decided to try my best to write every day, though I'm not setting a word … Continue reading Writing Tips – NaNoWriMo
Hi all, TODAY IS MY 1 YEAR BLOGIVERSERY! 🎉🎈🎉🎈 Yes, one year ago I wrote my first post on this little blog of mine. In that time it's grown and evolved so much, and to be quite honest I didn't even think it would stick. I'm the kind of person that tries a bunch of … Continue reading Log #5 – Happy Blogiversery! (And NaNoWriMo)