Featured Blog Post– Trope Talk: Strong Female Characters by Heka-Writes

A blogger that I’m very close with wrote this amazing article about a specific trope. I think you all should check it out, it’s on her blog and it talks about the way that female characters are presented. The blog post received 601 notes on Tumblr, so be sure to read it. Her opinions about… Continue reading Featured Blog Post– Trope Talk: Strong Female Characters by Heka-Writes

The Top Five Things Everyone Ought To Know About Being a Writer

I hate when I’m in conversation with people and they ask about what I want to do with my life, well… to be honest, I just want to write. I’m sure that many writers can relate to this because it’s what we were called to do. But, there are people that don’t understand that writing… Continue reading The Top Five Things Everyone Ought To Know About Being a Writer

The Five Most Important Steps to Staying Motivated When Blogging Solo

Now, if you don’t know, please know that I am a student. This is my last semester and it’s my hardest in that I’m juggling work, class time, and writing all in one. But, what I’ve found to be my greatest challenge is staying motivated to blog through it all. Many of my avid readers… Continue reading The Five Most Important Steps to Staying Motivated When Blogging Solo

How to Make the Personal Political: On Making Statements in Fiction Work

If you’re a writer you probably came to the craft wanting to express something. If it didn’t have anything to do with your personal life perhaps you needed to get your voice across about an event, opinion, or even retell a story. In that way, you knew that you had words that needed to make… Continue reading How to Make the Personal Political: On Making Statements in Fiction Work

Quick

Originally posted on writing in north norfolk:
How quickly time passes, cuts to the quick of a quick lifetime of the quick and the dead, fills us with dread. Only the quick understand that, although our ashes and dust filter back into the earth, our souls dance on in the universe. Kim M. Russell, 10th…