Dealing With Criticism As A Writer: Part Two

Dealing With Criticism As A Writer: Part Two

Confession Time A few weeks ago, I posted an article about dealing with criticism as a writer. I was supposed to post this article a week after that, but at the last minute I chickened out and went with a different topic. I’ve scrapped or delayed plenty of blog posts...
Lights, Camera, & Learning to Write Action Scenes

Lights, Camera, & Learning to Write Action Scenes

Avoiding Action As far as writing goes, I’d say I’m most comfortable and confident when it comes to writing dialogue. After all, I’ve spent the last twenty years of my life listening to people talk, so by this point I feel like I have a pretty good grasp of what...
How Worldbuilding Ruined My Writing

How Worldbuilding Ruined My Writing

Building Worlds When I first started writing, I enjoyed coming up with story ideas, and I loved creating characters. But ultimately, worldbuilding was my passion. The fact that I could create new cultures, creatures, histories, plants, and technologies fascinated...
Dealing With Criticism As A Writer

Dealing With Criticism As A Writer

A Writer’s Pain To be honest, sometimes being a writer is extremely painful.  I’m a fairly sensitive person. And if you know me well or have watched a sappy, romantic movie with me, you’re probably nodding your head in agreement and saying “that’s for sure!” as...
The Do’s & Don’ts of Using Writing Prompts

The Do’s & Don’ts of Using Writing Prompts

Special Feature If you’ve been following my writing journey for a while, you probably know that I’ve written quite a few writing prompts, like the ones in this collection here. In fact, not too long ago, BookBub wrote an article where they featured the Pinterest page...

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