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Wordy Wednesdays: Sense Of Smell

Thanks to my love affair with Sleeping At Last's latest releases, I'm inspired. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26wzqBY6GTE This week, I want to explore the senses: smell, taste, touch, sight, and hearing. I won't overwhelm you with them all this week but I can promise interesting ways to say "smells nice" and "that's stinky". Aromatic (adj.) - pleasant and… Continue reading Wordy Wednesdays: Sense Of Smell

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3 Apps for Writers

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

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Wordy Wednesdays

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

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3 Fears Every Writer Experiences

Writers are people, too. We, like many humans, experience fear, and anxiety when it comes to stringing our souls across the page in sentences. There's an uncertainty that inherently comes with being a writer and it's born out of our humanity. Here are three fears we writers must face: You have zero talent. I'm guilty of… Continue reading 3 Fears Every Writer Experiences

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6 Ways To Improve Your Writing

10 Steps to Becoming a Better Writer Write. Write more. Write even more. Write even more than that. Write when you don’t want to. Write when you do. Write when you have something to say. Write when you don’t. Write every day. Keep writing.” ― Brian Clark I  recall a conversation I had with an… Continue reading 6 Ways To Improve Your Writing

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6 Ways To Be A Better Beta Reader

When I finished PCSR, I went on the grand adventure of seeking beta readers and the process was not without its flaws. For one, I didn't know much about beta readers or their purpose and I didn't know where to find them. After this whole process, I made a beta reader wish-list. During the beta… Continue reading 6 Ways To Be A Better Beta Reader

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The End of Another Draft

It's official. I can say with certainty that I understand how Frodo felt when he destroyed the ring and declared,"It's over. It's done." Am I proclaiming I saved the world from an evil overlord thirsting to regain power? Hell to the no. I wouldn't want the pressure and I'd rather get into trouble with Pippin. Sorry, Middle… Continue reading The End of Another Draft