Tag: challenge

Quick Editing Tips

Hey Reader, This is going to be really short. I have an AP test tomorrow and I’ve been studying (Oh, the inconvenience of education). I have two quick tips for you that I’ve come to appreciate in the process of editing. While editing HMB,…

Practice Makes… well, better.

Hey Reader, I hated writing dialogue. Not because I hate dialogue in books, just because I suck at writing it. I usually have to go through a few rounds of editing before my dialogue even looks remotely realistic. In first drafts, I tend to…

Flash Fiction

Hey Reader, I wrote another chapter this week about how to come up with good ideas. That post was more along the lines of how to gather and collect and combine these ideas to develop them into great stories. Tonight’s post is going to…

Easy Writing Tips

Hey Reader, So there are few good writing tips that I’ve found along the way in my journey of writing and editing… and these are things I’ve found out the hard way, too. Most of them are tiny, but make a huge impact on…

Just do it.

Hey Reader, This post is going to be kind of short, but I think it’s important. Right now I’m making final preparations for the beta reading of Holding My Breath, and I really don’t feel like it. By preparations, I mean going through with one…

Idea Collecting…

Hey Reader, I of all people know what it’s like to have to come up with an idea for something to write about. There are so many pieces that have to fit: setting, characters, themes, plot points. I mean, it’s either going to be…

Naming Your Book

Hey Reader, Have you found that perfect name yet? The one that encompasses all of the symbolism and emotion and themes and plot of that book that took you months and months and even years to write? No? Well, I’m gonna try and help…

DECEPTION

Hey Reader, I’ve been getting a lot of requests for me to publish my first book or at least let people read it. Seriously, someone tried to steal my copy of the book so they could read it… It isn’t like Holding My Breath,…

Traditional or Self Publishing?

Hey Reader, I’ve been getting a lot of requests to do some posts about publishing. I was a little reluctant to do this since I, myself, am kinda new to the world of publishing. So to compromise, I’m going to give you the pros…

Deadlines

Hey Reader, If you are a writer, then the word “Deadline” makes you want to shrivel up in your shell. And never come back out. I don’t know about you, but it definitely doesn’t help me to write. The whole act of writing is my…