Gone are the days when writing was an affair strictly between pen and paper; fingertips and the keys of a typewriter. As technology advanced, so have the methods of writing. Today you can find a myriad of applications to use, whether on your laptop or smartphone, to enhance and compliment your writing experience. Here are… Continue reading 3 Apps for Writers
Speculative fiction is an umbrella term.
It's that time of the week again, where I introduce you to five words you may or may not be familiar with. This week's theme is a writer's words. Amalgamate - (v.) to combine, unite, merge, or mix to form a single thing. The sisters will amalgamate their savings to buy a yacht. Loquacious - (adj.)… Continue reading Wordy Wednesdays: A Writer’s Words
A poet is, above anything else, a person passionately in love with language. – W.H Auden Poetry, like anything else in life, is a matter of preference. There are those who love it, those who tolerate it, and those who loathe it. For those of us who love or tolerate it, poetry is one of the… Continue reading Five Types of Poetry
As I was writing PCSR, I struggled because I wanted to use words that brought my world to life. I felt myself resorting to words like "rough" or "glowing" to describe what I was seeing in my head but I felt these words were lacking. This is why it's important, in my opinion, for every… Continue reading Wordy Wednesdays
Extra, Extra! Read all about it! Ravenous For Reads will be running its first viral event and I'm feverish with enthusiasm. Bookmark this post, mark your calendars, gossip about it, and don't forget to participate in this awesome event. ♥My ultimate goal is to share my love of books, reading, and writing with the world♥
Writing, no, life in general, can be exhausting. If you're anything like me, you've filled your days with stimulating experiences, books, and music. Occasionally, I become overwhelmed with all the writing, thinking, and doing. I begin to feel as though I've been here and done that. Like me, you might find yourself asking, "How do… Continue reading 10 Ways To Stay Creative
Don't be ashamed if you are new to the writing world and haven't the foggiest what a word count is. Part of the life of a writer is encountering a host of terms you aren't familiar with and there is nothing wrong with asking good ol' Google for the answer. To keep this simple, a… Continue reading What’s A Word Count?
What the heck is a genre? For a word we use so often to describe our taste in music, books, or art, do we know what it means? A genre is a category that we assign depending on focus and style. By organizing tastes into specific genres, we create rules that define whether or not… Continue reading Ten Genres Defined