Flash fiction is basically a short story under 1,000 words. They can be incredibly frustrating to write (after all, I find it hard to keep a story description under 1000 words), but they can also be really fulfilling. They’re a great writing practice tool and a great way to keep your writing skills fresh if… Continue reading Writing Help – 7 Places to Submit Your Flash Fiction Stories
Are you writing a book or story about gods and goddesses? I hope so because I would love a good book about ancient gods. There seems like there hasn’t been a really big one since Percy Jackson. If you can think of one let me know so that I can check it out…or maybe I… Continue reading Writing Help – Different Gods and Goddesses
Writer’s can obsess over their character’s names – I know I do. In my book series, The Protectors Saga, there’s about six “main” characters. I must have spent a good few weeks researching names, playing around with the sound of them being read aloud, then going back and changing the names multiple times before I decided… Continue reading What’s in a name…for a writer – A LOT
One thing I love doing before writing a story is creating storyboards for my characters. It allows me to get a real feel for them, like they’re coming alive (and not just in my head). If you’re struggling AT ALL with developing your characters – I wholeheartedly recommend doing this. Even if you don’t create storyboards,… Continue reading Character Storyboards
If you’re like me, sometimes you struggle to find the word for just the right color. It’s not a red desk, it’s not a purple one – it’s something else. And what REALLY frustrated me is that I can spend way more time than necessary trying to figure out what to call the color. Time… Continue reading Write the Right Color!
Snoopy! Ah, Snoopy…that loveable cartoon dog with the personality of an eccentric grandfather. I love him. And what I love most about him is his dream and desire to be a writer. He has a dream! He never gives up! He receives rejection letter after rejection letter! He suffers from writers block! He doubts himself! HE… Continue reading Snoopy Inspiration for Writers
I love this Maya Angelou quote. I’ve always loved it. It’s become one of my life’s philosophies. Creativity is so integral to the human soul, especially souls that eat, breathe and exist in some aspect of artistry. I put imagination and creativity into how I dress, how I cook, how I approach the world. It… Continue reading Some Writing Inspiration