Writing Podcast

Did you know that Writers BloK is now a podcast? It can be found on Spotify, Google Play, and Buzzsprout. In the WritersBloK podcast, I go over the steps of writing a fictional novel from beginning to end. New episodes are uploaded weekly. Enjoy!  

Why You Should ‘Write What You Know’

I'm sure you've heard the phrase 'write what you know.' I've read this phrase in nonfiction writing guides, I've seen it on multiple blogs, and I was given the tip by an author I conversed with a few years ago. But what does it mean? Once I fully understood the concept, I was able to…

Writer Obstacles

Writing is something that I've never been able to walk away from, no matter how frustrating, disappointing and energy-draining it's been. When I can't decide what to write, I'm stuck in part of my project, or I just don't have the confidence, people tend to say, "Why don't you just take a break? Stop writing…

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…

Captives to Confusion

This is a book I started writing a month or two ago. I don't know if I'm going to continue (I stopped at 9 chapters and 12,500 words), but I thought I'd post the first chapter. Beware: This is a rough draft, and you may find mistakes! Otherwise, enjoy! (I may post another chapter or…