Your characters are the lifeblood of your story. Here are tips and tricks to make those characters carry some emotional weight. Let's talk about it.
As writers we can easily burnout on large projects. Here's how to stay productive with your writing, even during the burnout. Let's talk about it.
Getting started is the hardest part, but keeping the writing going is just as difficult. Here are just a few strategies to get that project going and keep it going.
Everyone says the hardest part of writing is actually writing. While they aren't wrong, something just as difficult is finding where to publish. Let's talk.
I left my blog and social media behind around two years ago. I went on a hiatus. Now I'm back, and I am here to explain myself and share my experience.
The struggle of every creative, fiction writer: coming up with new ideas. Here are a couple lists to keep those creative juices flowing.
Sure, the story is your foundation, but the characters are your walls, roof, and windows. Let's make them strong. Tips and tricks for days.
I think you'd be hard-pressed to argue against the idea that characters can make or break a story. In most cases, if not all, they are our guide through a story. More importantly, sometimes the story is their story. Regardless, your characters need to be compelling, or at the very least real in some manner. … Continue reading 6 tips and tricks to developing strong fictional characters
I'm reading a book right now that is making me feel things. This, from a writer's perspective, is an awesome accomplishment. He, the author, has created characters that make me hurt. He has put me in scenarios that scare me, all despite it being based in a fantasy world that couldn't possibly exist. Even so, … Continue reading 6 Ways to Make Your Writing Pack an Emotional Punch
The Junji Ito Special Edition Trio: Gyo, Uzumaki, and Tomie Warning: There *might* be spoilers ahead. Tomie Of the Ito-trio, this was the most... meh, for me. It certainly started with the worst art, though by the end, it was just as beautiful as the art in Uzumaki (my fave). The story also follows a pattern, like Uzumaki. … Continue reading What I’m Reading: “Gyo,” “Uzumaki,” and “Tomie” by Junji Ito [part 3]