Novel Playlist: The Bureau of Time

Hi everyone! A few days ago, blogger Briana Morgan came up with a nifty idea – a writing playlist that she listens to when writing her Wattpad novel, BLOOD AND WATER. I’m currently editing my own WIP, THE BUREAU OF TIME, and decided to make my own playlist, hosting it on Spotify for everyone to…

Writing Tips & Tricks – With Guest, Alyssa Carlier

Today I’m teaming up with the wonderful Alyssa Carlier of Random Morbid Insanity, to discuss some tips for writers in all stages of their novel, from the initial planning and outlining, all the way through to polishing your manuscript before submission.

Show Don’t Tell Explained

“Show, don’t tell.” It’s the rule hammered into writers from the internet, their critique partners, their agents and editors; it’s so commonly repeated and shouted, written in red pen and scrawled in manuscript margins, that the phrase itself has started to lose meaning. And perhaps the most frustrating thing for most new or beginning writers,…

Lyric Medley

This is a tag originally created by Bryleigh McCarty and O Williams, and I was tagged by the wonderful Rachel Day (thank you). There’s no denying that writers and music go hand-in-hand. In fact, listening to music is often the best way that I can channel my creative energy – but just like writers, musicians…

Writing Resolutions – 2015

2015 approaches! The beginning of a brand new year brings with it the possibility to achieve great things, and this year, I intend to expand my blog and identity online, while continuing to hone my craft and (hopefully) break through the barrier between writer and author. Here’s my Top Ten list of Writing Resolutions for…

Writing Wishlist

So, a few of my fabulous blogging buddies have come up with a neat idea – a wishlist of books they’d like to write someday. It’s a nice way to keep track of those big-picture ideas, plus have a bit of fun along the way. You should check out Kara @ Diary of a Teen…

When To Abandon The Plan

There’s a lot of different ways to write a novel. Not every way is suitable for every writer, and part of maturing and growing in our chosen craft is to learn what style suits you best. Sometimes you’ll fit into a neat little category – you might be a Snowflaker, a Seat-of-your-Pantser, a detailed Outliner,…

Tips & Tricks For NaNoWriMo

November – for some people, it’s a month of busy work, a leadup to Thanksgiving, the beginning of the silly season. Christmas is in the air, the snow is falling (or the sun is burning), exams are looming and school is ending. But for writers, it’s NaNoWriMo time. Edit: Thanks to Briana Morgan of The…