Writing Contest- ENDING TOMORROW!

Submit your entries now, because my 500-word writing contest is ending tomorrow, May 9th! If you didn't see the original post, here are the guidelines and prizes: Guidelines- You must be following Writer's BloK. When you submit your entry, make sure to tell me your username so I can check to be sure you're subscribed!…

500- Word Story Contest CLOSED

Hello writers!  I've decided to host another writing contest (this will be the second so far), but this time with a 500-word count. Keep reading to see the guidelines, and best of all, the prizes! Guidelines- You must be following Writer's BloK. When you submit your entry, make sure to tell me your username so…

Clichés: Pros and Cons

Clichés are a common thing that writers try to stay clear of- but what is it that makes them so bad? In this post, I'll be going over some pros and cons to help you decide to what extent you must avoid these reader-judged expressions and plotlines. Before I get onto the pros and cons,…

Close The Door

Have you ever wanted to write, but every time you sat down you somehow found an excuse to do something else? It's like mentally you thirst to spill your writer blood onto a blank paper, a vast stretch of white space without limitations except for those which you yourself create. You want to let the…

The Fictional Writer’s Guide DAY FIVE

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 Character background is one of my favorite things about creating characters. Just like with people, your characters' past is what creates their…

Contest Reminder

Hello everyone, This is a reminder that submissions for my writing contest will be closed as of March 1st, which is getting close! Head over to the contest page if you haven't already, and if you have, make sure to submit your entry. Winners will receive a $10 Books-A-Million gift card. If you aren't familiar with…

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…

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…