Little Women is a classic for a reason. It has been on my to read list for years, especially since I adore the movie. Fierce Jo, sweet Beth, beautiful Meg, and refined Amy. These four girls captured my heart in the film and they did even more so in the book (which is really no… Continue reading Little Women: A Book Review of the Classic Novel
Author Spotlight: C.S. Lewis
Clive Staples Lewis has been considered one of the most prolific writers of the past century. He has written over 30 books, including theological greats such as Mere Christianity and the Problem of Pain, fiction like Till We Have Faces and Out of the Silent Planet, and the classic series The Chronicles of Narnia which has sold over a 100 million copies and been adapted into three major motion pictures.
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Diamonds: A Flash Fiction Romance Story
They slipped out. Those simple words that were never meant to see daylight, let alone parade out in to it. Like a wet glass in a soapy hand, they slipped and shattered into a million pieces. There was no way to ever undo it and there was no way I could ever piece it back… Continue reading Diamonds: A Flash Fiction Romance Story
5 Tips for Making and Maintaining a Writing Schedule
Writing isn't easy. I think most writers will agree with me. Some days, words seem to fly from your fingers and other times, you stare at the screen blankly. I get it. One of the best ways to combat that is to have some sort of writing schedule. Now, this should be extremely customizable to… Continue reading 5 Tips for Making and Maintaining a Writing Schedule
Twisted Tales: 5 Tips for Writing a Fairy Tale Retelling
Creating your own fairy tale retelling, or "twisted tale", is fun and exciting! Here are five tips to help from my own experience.
Quick Tip #4
If you get stuck in your story, ask yourself three questions. 1) “What does my character want?” 2) “How can I make that difficult to achieve?” 3) ”What are the consequences if they don’t get it?” Proceed to make each answer more intense than the last time you asked and go from there.
Dialogue Prompt #3
“Don’t say it.” “Say what?” “Evil has risen, just like you said it would.” “I wouldn’t dare.” Any stories from this prompt submitted using my contacts page have a chance to be published on my site with a link to your page. Have fun writing!
Story Prompt #6
You are the first person to travel to the moon in fifty years. You arrive and all forms of communication with Earth drop. You step out and you’re greeted by a large group in spacesuits. One steps forward and looks at you curiously. “You escaped, too?” Any stories from this prompt submitted using my… Continue reading Story Prompt #6