I believe everyone needs something to hold onto while they are going through their struggles. Whether that is faith, music, or anything really. It makes what you’re going through, hopefully hurt a little, or a lot, less. When you feel like you’re at rock bottom, having some kind of foundation to build back up is … More Finding something to cling to – a writer’s mental health journey
A little update on my manuscript: I didn’t finish on time. The last couple of days I put a lot of pressure on myself to finish by my deadline and that’s all I could think about and struggled with the next words. Coming off a vacation would hopefully leave me ready to finish the last … More Just a little left
The email was crack in my confidence–I almost started to cry. I had my thoughts of how it would go if I got accepted. I was ready for that. I was excited for it. … More A lesson in rejection
Some dialogue starters: “There are consequences to your actions, you know this – it puts us all….” “This can’t be any different than when we….” “You watched me lie there, I would think that….” “But I am young, so what…” Check out the last writing prompts here!
Maybe it’s good to start small. But for some of us, we decided that we would start with a large manuscript.
Once you finally realize what you’ve done, you’ve already told so many people that you’re working on a novel. You probably feel kind stuck right now… … More Managing a looming manuscript
We all know there can always be too much of something. Well, what about writing books? Maybe. I guess it really depends on what you’re looking for in the book and what you hope to get out of it. As writers, we can spend a couple of hours in the bookstore browsing. And when we’re … More Discussing writing books | Write Reads
As some of you may know I am writing a novel, struggling, but I’m moving along. Back in December, toward the end of my end of my winter break, my portfolio director told me to switch my third person to first person. It would make the readers feel more connected with my main character, Cori. … More Third to First | Progress Update
I’ve been passing time by going on YouTube watching beauty videos and peoples’ life vlogs, when I discovered the wonderful thing called BookTube. For those that do not know what BookTube is, it’s a community of video bloggers who talk about books. I forgot who I started watching first, but the more and more I … More Booktube and Blog name change?
I seriously don’t know what I am doing, but I hope to begin the film script soon. I have set up a time with my friends this past Monday to help brainstorm some ideas and hopefully begin something. Since I have no clue what I am doing, I have asked two of my theatre friends … More I don’t know what I’m doing but…