Showing Vs. Telling Resource – Emotion Thesaurus

How many of us struggle with this issue? I know those writing sometimes know the terms, but can’t determine how to do it properly in a scene. Sometimes I get that way too. But there are wonderful resources to help you in times of need. One resource I found from a beta reader called the Emotion Thesaurus, ...

Fluff

Has anyone ever heard of the fluff bunny? Here is what he looks like.   Here is the one who wants to slay the fluff bunny.     Now, did I need to start my blog post out by showing you these things? No. I didn't. But I did. And it grabbed your attention, didn't it? Good, sit down for a few minutes. Grab ...

Q&A About Writing Process

I have been SEVERELY busy and sick due to health issues so that’s why there’s a lag in blog posts. These issues are still ongoing and will be updated as I know what's going on. But onto today's post, in which I’ll be answering the various questions I have about how my writing process works. There have ...

Mistakes!

I'd like to talk to you about mistakes, because you're going to make them no matter what. Psst--I'll tell you a secret. I never would sound so professional some days if it wasn't for spell checker. I typo professionally like nobody's business when I get going in my document or even with blog postings ^_^ But with ...

Evolving from 1st Draft to Beyond

I'm going to talk about the importance of reviewing your drafts in any publication. This started when I got my new software after many recommendations from other writers, and I had to make a compilation of notes.  Now, up until I got Scrivener, I was using MS Word and OneNote for all my projects. And while ...

Reviewing Old Works

I am finally back from my long hiatus . . . I had a close family member in constant hospitalization since January of this year, and she finally had her last surgery this afternoon. She's had two this year alone. I'm hoping she's okay now. Today I'm going to talk about a topic that has come ...

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