On Studying Writing

“If you want to be a writer – read things.” I’ve had this advice thrown on me countless times, either by people or from articles and blogs that I have read. However, it should have been more specific – or rather, I should have interpreted the advice more specifically. If you want to be a […]


I found that one of a writer’s worst enemies is himself. It can be very paralyzing when working to make a manuscript, or typing out a story, or even attempting to craft a post when your mind is plagued with doubts. “Is it good enough? Will it be appreciated? Will it be received well?” I, […]

How to Write Action Scenes in First Person

Writing in first person can be a unique an interesting experience for a writer. It allows you to get inside the head of your main character, and experience the fictitious world you have set them in through their eyes. However, there are certain considerations you have to make when writing in first person, particularly when […]

How Deadlines Can Help You

Most people dread deadlines. I don’t. I crave them. Deadlines are not the end of the world. It should be a goal – a target. I like the rush of breezing through one objective after another when the deadlines are near, and I even like the better rush I feel when those deadlines are met. […]

If you can’t get over it, get around it

I have been stuck for a while in my NANOWRIMO. I cannot properly write and describe the outfits of some characters.  While they are not the major characters, nor background characters, I thought that fleshing them out by describing what they look like better could help define them a bit more. But I am terrible […]