World Building Part IV – The Conflict

Heeeeyyyy..... It's been a while. *cringe* You guys were supposed to get this post in like, January. I know, I know, it's February now. But Atlas's guest post was pretty great, wasn't it? Sorrysorrysorry. I'll either be more on top of things in the future, or I'll forewarn you. (There's a reason I pre-write posts.) … Continue reading World Building Part IV – The Conflict

Expression – Guest Post by Atlas Easton

Hello all! Today you won't be hearing much from me, because my good friend and fellow writer, Atlas Easton, agreed to write a guest post for me! Yay!!! (Consider my bacon saved.) The post is actually the topic Atlas presented at one of our writing meetings. (Containing Words and Weirdos. Yes, I know we're amazing … Continue reading Expression – Guest Post by Atlas Easton

World Building II – The Creatures

Welcome back to part II of World Building! YAAAAYYYY!!!!!! Today we're covering my favorite part of world building- the creatures! (As the title of the post suggests.) When someone says fantasy, how many people think 'dragon'? And when someone mentions Tolkien, we think about Elves and Dwarves and Hobbits. You say Narnia, I say talking … Continue reading World Building II – The Creatures

World Building I – The Basics

Aaaalllllllrighty folks! It's time for my favorite writing topic of all! World building!!!!! *cheers and does happy t-rex arms* As one of the central features of Fantasy novels (my most favoritist genre) world building should be given much more thought and time than it usually is. But why do I need to put so much … Continue reading World Building I – The Basics

An Overview of Madness – My Nanowrimo Experience

For those of you who are regular readers, yesterday was probably a bit of a disappointment. But fear not; I didn't forget you. In fact, this was perfectly planned out. As you may or may not know, I participated in Nanowrimo this year. (For those of you totally out of the writing world loop, Nanowrimo … Continue reading An Overview of Madness – My Nanowrimo Experience

Killing Off Characters; When You Should and Shouldn’t – Plotting, Part III

When I first saw this on Pinterest, I thought it was brilliant. I used a few of the tips and had great results. Then I used the first bit of advice: kill someone. Needless to say, some of my friends were horrified. The first time I did it, it ended up working. A character was … Continue reading Killing Off Characters; When You Should and Shouldn’t – Plotting, Part III