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Affirmations-366Days#243: I affirm that the quality of my writing is always improving.

For new readers, here’s why I’m committing to writing affirmations, about the creative process, during the next 366 days.


What Do You Want To Do When You Grow Up?

Photo by Ian Schneider

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” -E.E. Cummings

As summer slips into cooler days, I stand at the bus stop with fresh-faced children hoisting heavy backpacks filled with sharpened pencils and smooth-covered textbooks. 568 more words

Introduction for Fiction Writing!

Hey, everyone! I’m partaking in a fiction writing course for school this semester, and one of our assignments is to introduce ourselves on our blog with ten random facts. 638 more words


On Writing: Visualize Your Characters (Breathe Life into Them)

I am known to enthusiastically say yes to my friends when we make plans to meet over the weekend… only to fall asleep and wake up hours after the agreed meeting time. 1,210 more words


Creating Great Characters—Part 2

The other day we talked about some things every good character has. However, that was only the beginning. Like the real people we come into each day, a good character is more than what is on the surface. 614 more words



You trail your lips along his cold, pale skin; the ghost of what love once was.


Musings #34: Nonsensical Depiction of Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy (#amwriting)

As I continue to write in my book and developing my female lead, I have been more hyper aware lately of when I fall into writing my female into a gender trap, and I’ve become more disillusioned by the women I’m seeing on television and movies.    1,165 more words