Hey, Lovelies! As mentioned in my Game of Thrones post from last week, I will be talking about plot today. I’m still in shock that I haven’t covered this topic yet. I will be breaking our discussion of plot down into a few different posts, starting with a beginner’s guide to plot and then delving into … More The Ultimate Guide to Plot (Part 1): The Basics
Hey, Lovelies! Before we go any further, this post will contain spoiler alerts for anyone who has not seen season eight of Game of Thrones. If you care about the outcome of the show, please do not go any farther than this. If you don’t care, please proceed. Also, there are some spoiler alerts for … More What Writers Can Learn from Season 8 of Game of Thrones
Hey, Lovelies! Things have been hectic on my end at work, which has led to me to passing out early and leaving my writing for this blog for another day. So thank you for the patience, yet again. We’re finally going to talk about pace today. Let’s start off with our definition of pace: Pace: is … More Pace
Hey, Lovelies! I know I missed last week’s post. I’ve been trying to strike a new work-life balance as things have been really busy at work. Like, miss your lunch to do work type busy. It has gotten to the point where the thought of stringing two words together is a task and a half. … More Balance
Hey, Lovelies! I hope you didn’t hate me too much for the little joke yesterday. I couldn’t help myself. It was just too perfect and cute. Today we’re actually going to be talking about suspense. I’m going to relying on a bit of help from the internet and other great blogging minds as I am … More The Suspense is Killing Me: Writing Suspense
Hey Lovelies! This week we’ll be talking about suspense! Scroll down and enjoy the lovely meme that I found that will explain suspense in its entirety! ↓ ↓ ↓ Sorry. not sorry, but I had to do this! It was an uncontrollable compulsion! Definitely tune in tomorrow for the actual post on building … More Suspense
Hey, Lovelies! I just wanted to let you know that I changed my mind about some of the things I wrote for this week’s blog post. (I found a couple new sources that I want to include.) So I took it down, but after the post went live. So if you can’t access the link, … More Changed My Mind
Hey, Lovelies! I’m sorry about the confusion yesterday when I took this off my site. I completely forgot to reschedule it’s posting date/time. I’ve also been parked in the procrastination station for most of the week, which doesn’t help matters. Anywho, I’ve made the changes that I wanted to make. As we all know, we’re … More Lights, Camera, Action: Getting Your Characters Moving
Hey, Lovelies! I am not quite done writing our piece on writing action. So, you’re going to be stuck with this boring post that links to a couple of SEO blogs. I have covered search engine optimization (SEO) before but briefly. It’s something that I try to use all the time for my blog (and by … More Search Engine Optimization?
Hey, Lovelies! This week we’re going to be talking about those nasty adverbs we’ve all heard about at one point or another. Some famous writers *cough cough* Stephen King *cough cough* think that they’re the devil and should never be used unless absolutely necessary. I also use them a lot in my own writing and … More Adverbs: Friend or Foe?