Poem: A Date

A Date Sitting here with a warm drink in my hands and with you sitting across the table the air seems to freeze, pausing all time’s sands. The sound of a tune we love from that band, drifting through our ears and minds as able. Sitting here with a warm drink in my hands, we … Continue reading Poem: A Date

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Reading to Write

I adore reading. I especially love YA and NA fiction. But I enjoy venturing into nonfiction and blogs a fair amount as well. I tend to enjoy the act of reading far more than I enjoy writing, so it’s easy to choose reading during my downtime. However, there are times that I read to help … Continue reading Reading to Write

Words of Writing Wisdom

Books, tweets, blogs, rock carvings, panels, lectures, and interviews over the centuries have provided all us lovely and mystical creatures known as writers heaps of wonderful contradicting advice. This is a collection of my favourite bits of writing knowledge.* *These are solely from my time as part of the Twitter writing community thus far. “Slow … Continue reading Words of Writing Wisdom

Planning Versus Doing

I love planning things. Baking challenges, writing posts and stories, YouTube videos, moves, schedules, anything creative or organisational. The problem with this is that I don’t always like doing everything I plan. My excitement usually builds up immensely during the planning process, but I often use all of my productive energy for that project whilst … Continue reading Planning Versus Doing

Writing and Changing Your Mind

My biggest challenge in writing—whether it be blogs, books, poetry, or short stories— is changing my mind about the largest aspects of my projects. Take my current WIP and how it’s evolved just in the plotting stages over the last four years: • Contemporary YA Realism with a tragic ending about an aspiring playwright orphan. … Continue reading Writing and Changing Your Mind