I apologize in advance for the brevity of this post. My life has been absolutely crazy these past few weeks because of travel, college shopping (Yay!), and attempting to catch up on math (Shoot me. It would be less painful.) I have like two brain cells left with which to communicate at the moment. Sorry. … Continue reading The Truth About Goats
As promised, here’s my list of great books on writing. How To Write Science Fiction by Matthew J. Costello. This is the first writing book I ever read, and I loved it. I’ve read three times all together. It’s a really short book, but there’s at least one exercise in each chapter. It focuses almost … Continue reading Great Books On Writing
You may be under the impression that writing is a lonely, solitary career that only takes place inside a locked room. Not to be rude but, YOU’RE WRONG. If you are the only person involved in your writing career, there’s a very good chance that you’re going to fail. Just saying. You’re at least going … Continue reading A Writer’s Community
Now, hold up a moment, nobody get offended. Let me fully explain this before you make any judgments. It was about three, maybe even four, years ago that I decided I wanted to have a blog. My friend Mailli Brown had one (Not this one I’m linking to, but one on blogger), I thought it … Continue reading If At First You Don’t Succeed You Probably Didn’t Prepare Well Enough
When most people hear this phrase, they think about the intangible tools of writing; plot, characterization, tension, etc. But I want to talk about the actual, physical tools of writing. Notebooks These are probably one of the most critical tools you can have. There's something about writing your thoughts in a notebook that's just so … Continue reading The Tools of Writing
That's right! Free books! (Those two words always excite me.) Yes, I know it's not Saturday, but I have an announcement to make! I recently got a Wattpad account and have the entirety of Lilithantha: A Most Wonderfully Gruesome Tale and Age of War: Book One, Alliance of Wolves up and ready to be read! … Continue reading Guess What? You Can Read Some of My Novels For Free!
Excerpt from Addleberg Lang: When I started writing Magic Stones, there were five siblings; Jasper, Jasmine, Ruby, Topaz and Emerald. I finished writing the first book Reign of Chaos and was working on the second when I had a friend start acting as my editor. (Yeah, I was totally jumping the gun.) I cleaned up … Continue reading The End of Topaz