"What are the elements of believable characters?" A Writer's Guide to Character Traits, Linda N. Edelstein, PH.D. Hello, my friends! Ready for Christmas break? Or at least ready for finals to be over and out of the way? I know I am! Let's start with this beautiful book and amazing writing tool everyone should have! … Continue reading Book Review: A Writer’s Guide to Character Traits
4 Steps to Research for Book Writing
What's up, readers? Have you ever been in the middle of writing out that one scene and realized your facts just don't add up? Maybe you're in the middle of a detailed action sequence and don't remember the name of that one punch. Is your story something that takes place in an actual place on … Continue reading 4 Steps to Research for Book Writing
6 Things to Include in Your Author Bio
What's up, readers? Hope your week has been exciting and enjoyable. Maybe you got some writing done, maybe you finished a book, or maybe you finished binge watching an entire show on Netflix while eating three bowls of ice cream. Whatever your successes may be, here we are! We made it to the end of … Continue reading 6 Things to Include in Your Author Bio
All in the Name of Research!
What's up, readers! Today we're talking all about research! Now don't get all disappointed here. This isn't a school assignment, some science report, and anything like that. I'm talking about research for books! This is your writing research, because YES, writing involves some research! In fact, research for my books is my favorite type of … Continue reading All in the Name of Research!
Can A Teenager Really Publish a Book??
Alright everyone. This post is for all you minors out there. (And of course everyone else is still welcome.) For any kid who's ever had a story wandering around in their head, who's ever thought of writing a book. You've asked yourself the question; "Can I really write and publish a book? I'm not an … Continue reading Can A Teenager Really Publish a Book??
Why do Writers Need to Take Breaks From Writing??
Hey everybody! Some of you might know that I took a small trip last week, in which I could not write or edit at all. (That's why there wasn't a post last week.) Some people like to say that you know you're a writer when you feel you have to write constantly. I can understand … Continue reading Why do Writers Need to Take Breaks From Writing??
ProWritingAid and Why I Use It.
Every good writer knows that editing is a vital part in the book writing journey. It is something that can't be overlooked. I have struggled with establishing my editing process for a very long time. I'm still figuring out how to go about it with every new book I write. My general editing process usually … Continue reading ProWritingAid and Why I Use It.
Why You Need A Writing Notebook and What to Put Inside It
Hello everyone! Here's a question for all you writers. Do you have a writing notebook? For those who don't know what this is, it's basically a writer's diary. It's a journal that holds just about whatever information a writer needs.To get started, what do you put inside your writing notebook? First of all, here's a … Continue reading Why You Need A Writing Notebook and What to Put Inside It
Is Writer’s Block Real?
Hey everyone! So, lots have been happening during quarantine. I've got multiple writing projects going on, and some exciting school things coming up, but today we're going to tackle writer's block! There is a lot of controversy in the writing community on whether or not writer's block is real. Some say it is, others think … Continue reading Is Writer’s Block Real?
A Day at the Safari Park!
Last week I celebrated my 17th birthday! My family and I went to the San Diego Safari Park (used to be called the Wild Animal Park). Growing up, I went there all the time! It was a huge part of my childhood! So, to start off the last year before I'm 18, I decided to … Continue reading A Day at the Safari Park!