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
When going back and forth between projects, or getting caught up with what life throws at you, you neglect the project that you’ve poured your soul into. And when you return to the beloved project, you can’t seem to find the right words. Sure, you can always plop some words onto the page but it isn’t flowing like it use to. Even when your words weren’t perfect, you kept going.
Well, what now? … More Make the most of your time
Finding the right writing routine is difficult. Trust me. … More Progress update and discussion
There can be many things that make a character: a crafted personality, descriptions, with faults and all. What completes them or makes them, depending on the how one would create his or her character, is the name. … More The Name Game
The reason why I decided to talk about these three is because I find myself thinking about the story lines often. They are all in three different stages as far as writing. Torque is the most developed out of the three; The Ghost Kings has a few pages written but still needs development as I … More Writing Vlog 1
Panera and two coffee shops later, I found a decent spot at the library. Go figure, right? … More The write environment
On May 9th, 2015, I graduated from Kent State University. Two weeks later, I was at a copy editing boot camp for Dow Jones News Fund. Now, I am working for The Detroit News in Detroit, MI. I am finally going to take the time to post here and my travel blog (see above). I will … More To Boldly Go….
When you have to press play It’s been a while….
A couple of weeks ago I started making writings goals. And they’ve already failed, which sucks because I want to finish my novel by the end of the year or at least half of it. In my planner I put word goals – of how many I would achieve a day starting Monday and ending … More Writing Goals via Planner
Hello All, I hope you enjoy the very short post of my main character Cori from my novel, Torque. Until Wednesday. XO Arisa Birth Name: Cori Ava B-Woods aka. Cori A. Woods