One Writer's Journey

April 13, 2017

 Words that every writer hates to hear. Part of our job is to create something fresh and new. Clichés can be an indication of stale writing but are also an invaluable tool in the writer's toolbox. Most writing guru's will tell you to avoid clichés. To cut them out of y...

March 30, 2017

This week, I am interviewing S.J. Lem, author of Waterfall Traveler, who writes Young Adult Fantasy. Her debut novel, The Waterfall Traveler, is available for pre-order and will be released April 19, 2017.

What are common traps for aspiring writers?

I can't speak for all...

March 23, 2017

Endings are one of the easiest and hardest parts of a story to write. They wrap all the threads of the story together and present them to the reader, all tied up and pretty. Or they should anyway. Sometimes, a story ends up being forced and ‘The End’ feels false.

Many o...

March 16, 2017

10 ways to break through writer's block and get back to writing.

February 23, 2017

This month's interview is with Stella Brians, author of The Hidden World of Wysteria Series.

Stella Brians is an author who writes Metaphysical Fantasy, poetry, and fiction. She is also an illustrator. Stella loves writing, sketching, reading, and animals.  She grew up...

February 9, 2017

You’ve got a fabulous idea for a story. A brain worm that refuses to go away until you put pen to paper and exercise the writing demon. You sweat, pull out your hair, scream, and bleed buckets as you wrangle those pesky characters and beat the plot into submission. Sou...

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