Setting: we all know it. Some of us love it, and some of us hate it. Source Personally speaking, I have always struggled to remember to add in setting details when writing. 😂 I just tend to struggle to actually picture my settings in my head, and that leads to me forgetting about them. Besides, … Continue reading How to Write Setting – Even If You Don’t Know What it Looks Like
Should You Edit While Writing?
Think back to when you first began to write: is your writing process different now from what is used to be? Mine certainly is. In fact, I've been spending the last couple months trying to nail down my own personal writing process (which is definitely a post all of its own). I've had the chance to know several different writers as they began writing their own stories. Something I noticed - both from my own experience from when I began as a writer and from hearing about theirs - is that new writers seem to like to edit. A lot. As I've been doing a couple of posts recently with tips for newer writers, I thought that today I would tackle this question for them: is this editing while you write a good way to go about writing? And for you seasoned writers, don't leave just yet. Believe me, this post is about to get interesting. 😉
How to Improve Your Vocabulary
Recently I received an email requesting tips on improving vocabulary. I quickly threw myself into making a very helpful post on the subject! 😃 And guess what? This is the post I made a worksheet to go along with! Never Use There are some certain words that you should try to avoid if you can. … Continue reading How to Improve Your Vocabulary
Grammatical Errors You Need to Watch Out For
Hey there! A while ago, I got a request for a post on editing/grammatical stuff. So, I'm tackling that subject today! 😉 I am no grammar teacher, so instead, I'm going to talk about several things to look out for. Commas! The commas are so hard. I can't even get them right myself half … Continue reading Grammatical Errors You Need to Watch Out For
Me and My WIP Whilst I Write It
Hey there! Fun title, right? I thought today I'd take time to write a bit more about The Triad of Caosdif, while awaiting you to tell me what you would like help with learning in writing. (I want to help you out! Please, tell me in the comments what you want me to post … Continue reading Me and My WIP Whilst I Write It
I’m Done Editing, but What Comes Next?
My apologies for waiting to post for 3 weeks. In my defense, I meant to post last week! And yesterday. But then I got kind of swamped with schoolwork.
But let’s get on to today’s post, shall we? 😃
I’ve Written My First Draft; Now What?
What do you do after you write your first draft?
After you’ve slaved over your words for hours on end?
After you have put your heart and soul (maybe) into a story?
What do you do then?