What makes a house (or apartment, loft or some other domicile) into a home? Is it the people you come home to? The memories you make there?… Read more “Moving as a Dynamic Plot Point”
This week, you can learn a little bit more about my professional career over on Dear English Major! If you’re so inclined, please go check it out… Read more “My Professional Hat”
In today’s world, I am still surprised that people commit crimes. I know that not everyone gets away with it, but realistically speaking, there are so many… Read more “Are Mistaken Identities Still Viable Plots?”
Life seems to get crazy at the most inconvenient times. But that’s, well, life, right? So how do you get back on track with your writing when… Read more “When Life Gets in the Way of Writing”
Change doesn’t always happen because of an epic event and our universe doesn’t have to shift for us to have an epiphany. Small moments can and do lead to change in the real world, so why not in our fiction?
Lots of writing references out on the internet say crafting a villain should be fun. It’s the time when we can let our most devious thoughts loose… Read more “Crafting the Perfect Villain”
Let’s take a break from all the writing advice I’ve been spouting lately. Today I want to share some of the ideas I’ve had for a literature class I would teach titled “Women as Literature.”
January is a great time to push the restart button and purge things from your life. Since I’m using this month to purge my closet, I thought I’d use this week’s post to share ideas for purging your writing.
As 2017 draws to a close, I’d like to pause for a few minutes and reflect on what the year brought and what I’m planning to bring to 2018!