From Details To… Details – A Writing Journey

"Show, don't tell," "watch the adverbs," "said is not dead" and other such statements were the first thing that greeted me when I started my high-school writing course. Well, that was easy! I started off, confident that I would have no issues with fulfilling those statements. I plotted out my story, from A to Z … Continue reading From Details To… Details – A Writing Journey

Writing Tips: How to Get Ideas for a Story

Writing can be hard. Ask any writer you know. I guarantee they'll say it can be hard. That doesn't mean it's not fun or rewarding. I doubt anyone would be a writer if there was no joy or reward in it. But starting out can be one of the hardest things to do. You snatch … Continue reading Writing Tips: How to Get Ideas for a Story

Character Types: Part 1

So today I will attempt to start a new series on different types of characters. Any writer knows that in order to make a story work, they must have characters, and these characters must have a select amount of traits to make them likable (or even unlikable if that is the goal someone is going for), relatable, and realistic.  A disclaimer … Continue reading Character Types: Part 1