Ink Links Roundup

Ink Links Roundup

In case you haven’t noticed, I’m a big fan of challenging assumptions. Evidence that challenges historical assumptions? AWESOME. Like woman were the travelers of the Bronze age more so than men. Tamora Pierce is one of those authors who has […]

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Priorities: I Have Them

Priorities: I Have Them

I’ve grown better at setting my priorities and following through. Even if I do end up flaking. A lot. Family, of course, tops the list (and let me just say I had no way to truly comprehend the effects this […]

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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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Writing Spaces, Updated Edition

Writing Spaces, Updated Edition

We’ve made some noise on this blog on the importance of writing spaces. Mine have morphed over time as I let the clutter take over and swallow up any useful, productive space. I set up the newest iteration of my […]

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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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