Travel and Writing Fodder

I have to start this post with an apology for missing last week. This month has not shown a particularly organized side of me. I have two reasons, at least. I wrapped up one of my writing courses this week. And […]

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Relationships and Character Definition

Relationships and Character Definition

I have relationships on the brain today. Whether we’re talking about real or fabricated people and their relationships, the important part to think about concerns why those people are in a relationship. What’s the connection? The drive? The emotion? The […]

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Ink Link Roundup–an infographic to help with crutch words, tips on dialogue, and German

Ink Link Roundup–an infographic to help with crutch words, tips on dialogue, and German

This week features two excellent links from Writers Write! All writers have their clutch words and phrases—it’s inevitable! This infographic, which Elisa is tempted to print off, will surely help you start to trim out the unnecessary words in your […]

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Learning to Appreciate the Writing Drills In Order to Get Things Done

Learning to Appreciate the Writing Drills In Order to Get Things Done

If you’re a sports fan, you’re likely sad to see the Olympics are nearly over. If you’re not, or you’re simply not an Olympics fan, you’re tired of hearing about them. Sorry! I promise my analogy today will only mention […]

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Details, A Reader Love/Hate Relationship

Details, A Reader Love/Hate Relationship

As a writer, I love story details. I enjoy figuring out the minute details of my world and the little things that make my characters tick. Even when it comes to research I go overboard because I want to know everything […]

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To Quiet Those Pesky Insecurities: Do

To Quiet Those Pesky Insecurities: Do

My apologies for this post being late today! This week got away from me early and I’ve been playing catch up (badly!) since Monday. Since the beginning of January I’ve been in a topsy turvy head space–that’s the best way […]

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