Writing and Descriptive Words

I’ve heard every author I know and follow complain about finding the right words to use, especially when creating descriptions of settings, characters, and movement. It’s also one of my biggest writing struggles for every project. I’ve started realising that it’s better for me to worry about it during revisions than in the moment. I … Continue reading Writing and Descriptive Words

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Writing Distinct Voices

I have fallen in love with so many characters over the years. Their voices are haunting, hopeful, sassy, sarcastic, kind, sensitive, and peaceful. They are each unique combinations of emotions, background, interests, and learning. Whether their voices come out only when they speak or when the story is told from their perspective, their history, personality, … Continue reading Writing Distinct Voices

Anxiety and Finding Happiness

One of the biggest struggles for me that comes with/from my anxiety is the crippling feeling (and often belief) that I don’t deserve to be happy. The worst parts of this feeling are that I feel guilty when experiencing happiness while being aware of others’ struggles, that I sense that something is horribly wrong with … Continue reading Anxiety and Finding Happiness