Lord of the Rings is a phenomenal book series and the character development leaps off the page. Here's my three favorite characters, which will hopefully convince you to read JRR Tolkien's masterpiece.
Quick Tip #12
When starting a story, write at least five small anecdotes about your main character that are not related to the plot and may never be used within your story. This allows you to get to know your character better and they will come off the page as a much more well-rounded character even if you… Continue reading Quick Tip #12
Toasted: A romantic and humorous short play
Enjoy a small romantic and humorous play about an attempted proposal. If ever you've thought abut writing a play or film script, I offer writing consultations and writing tips. Sign up for my email list now so you don't miss any of the writing goodness! The restaurant is small and intimate. Tables are lit by… Continue reading Toasted: A romantic and humorous short play
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Interested in starting a novel, short story, blog, essay, thesis? But you're just not quite sure how? Or do you have a few questions about a piece of writing you're working on? Want to go over title ideas? Flesh out a character? Writing help of any kind? Thanks to the current state of things, I… Continue reading FREE Writing Consultations For a Limited Time
Quick Tip #11
Writing a villain? Within the first meeting, include these three things to make them terrifying but utterly compelling to readers. A dangerous or “evil” conviction they hold and why Something they have lost as a result Something/someone they love (not obsessed, that’s different) or care about deeply (people are generally best but it still works… Continue reading Quick Tip #11
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
Story Prompt #17
Long ago, two kingdoms reigned. One was full of snow and ice, the other full of flowers and sunlight. The people were distant from one another. But, on the border of the two kingdoms, things were just a little bit different... Please use this story prompt and photo to inspire your own creative short story.… Continue reading Story Prompt #17
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
5 Tips for Writing About Covid-19
As bloggers and writers, we have a few things we should keep in mind as we write about the coronavirus. Here are my five steps to writing about Covid-19.
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.