Reading As A Writer + Writing Memes

Anyone who's been writing for a while knows that the experience of reading changes as a writer. I've found several writing memes talking about this very thing, because it's so completely true. Don't you love seeing a writing quote or meme that makes you think 'wow, it's not just me'? For example (one of my…

Character Profiles

The past few weeks I've been working on customizing my writing lifestyle. I wear writing shirts, I drink out of mugs with writing quotes (my Ravenclaw mug is an exception) and have a writing binder full of research and character forms. Last night (late into the night, as most writers do) I was up designing…

How to Beat the Blank Page

Welcome back, writers! Today I have figured out once and for all (...it worked for me, at least...) how to come up with an awesome plot- and within ten minutes. Too good to be true? Have no fear, writers. I'm not known to lie (fingers aren't crossed, honest!). For this instant plot development method, head…

Writer’s Forum

Hello everyone, I wanted to let you know that I just started a forum on WritersBloK. Whether you're a writer, a reader, or just passing by, make sure to introduce yourself and make some friends! Writers can get advice/talk about/ promote their books, readers can rant about their latest reads... but please note that (as…

The Fictional Writer’s Guide DAY THREE

Topic A: The Plot Categories: Brainstorming, World building, Story Set-up Topic B: The Characters Categories: Initial Creation, Background, Complexity Topic C: The Writing Categories: The Vital First Chapter, Your Inner Editor, Writers Block Welcome back, writers! Today I'm going to cover plot structure and creating a basic outline for your book. I know, outlines sound…

The Fictional Writer’s Guide DAY TWO

                          Topic A: The Plot Categories: Brainstorming, World building, Story Set-up Topic B: The Characters Categories: Initial Creation, Background, Complexity Topic C: The Writing Categories: The Vital First Chapter, Your Inner Editor, Writers Block   Hello aspiring world-famous fictional writers! If you haven’t…