One of the pieces of advice often found when wandering the internet is to avoid the word "said" at all cost. And, well... this just isn't good advice.
The best thing about fall has always been the new releases, and yesterday was the long-anticipated release of the third and final Magnus Chase and the Asgardians book, The Ship of the Dead.
When I write stories, or blog posts, I tend to write in short paragraphs with mostly periods. I do this because it's quicker, more intense, and easier to read. I also use - and I don't know why - hyphens a lot. When I write reviews/comments/responses, I use explanation points like crazy! It's because everything... Continue Reading →
Writing prompt: pendants are a little overused when it comes to family memorabilia or otherwise emotional items. Choose another thing - a bracelet, hair piece, rubber duck, etc - for someone, and write a touching backstory for that object.
Today marked the release of a new Star Trek series, Star Trek: Discovery, on CBS and CBS All Access. The release of this new show had been hyped up for months, and I was very excited going in. Today I was able to watch the the first two episodes, and it's first impression was not that... Continue Reading →
Plot bunnies, they call them.
Going off a trend I have seen a lot on Facebook writing pages.... Writing Prompt: You come from a planet far away, and it's your first time on Earth. Take a fairly common object and write about how you would see it, if you had never seen anything like it before.
One of the areas in the fictional female character's life that needs to be considered when trying to write, for lack of better terminology, a "strong female" is relationships.
Writing Prompt: An alien comes to Earth to learn the ways of our species. Part of the research is to mimic a human - however, the human chosen doesn't understand our species any better. Write about what comes from this - the mistakes, the conversations, the misinformation given, etc....