How to Write a Great Short Story

A great story has the power to captivate and move us. Some of my favorite tales have come in the form of a short story. They’re easy to read and often pack the biggest punch due to their simplicity. Short stories are also a highly respected form in the literary world. Many writers, like Sylvia […]

Writing Apocalyptic Fiction While the World Ends

Hey, Lovelies! With the coronavirus upon us, I thought that we should take a look at apocalyptic fiction. It’s been a long time since I’ve done an in-depth look at a genre, so for those of you who are unfamiliar with how this goes, let me give you a breakdown. We’ll start off as always […]

The Art of Giving and Receiving Feedback

Hey, Lovelies! I want to talk about giving and receiving feedback today. It is something that writers have to live with on a daily basis and from a variety of sources. We get it from our editors, clients, friends, family, and complete strangers. I also know that whenever the word feedback gets thrown around, we […]

Adverbs: Friend or Foe?

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 […]

Ghosts and Ghouls (Part 2)

Hey Lovelies! We’re onto part two of our ghosts and ghouls series. We’ll be covering the not so well known or surprising things/beings that can be considered monstrous and horrifying. I also want to give you a heads up on what’s coming up for next week/months topics. Next week you’re getting three posts! Surprising, I […]

Horror as a Genre

Hey Lovelies! This week we’re going to talk about the horror genre. To be completely honest, this is my least favorite genre in both film and literature. I get completely drawn into the story lines and then will not sleep for a week because I’ve been scared silly. So, if I do miss anything at […]