When you work out, you do a warmup before you start. Before a soccer game, you do a warmup to get you going. Even artists warm up with quick sketches before they get to work. So why don't we talk about writing warmups more? I'll admit that I haven't been the best at doing them … Continue reading Stretch Your Brain with Writing Warmups
Everyone is always dreaming that they’re somewhere else. Really, it’s no wonder. This world can be cruel and cold, and all of us need an escape sometimes. But the important thing is to remember that this is life, and we all have something we’re called to do. Imagination is a wonderful thing, but it’s also … Continue reading Idle Imaginings — My “Dream Life”
Originally posted on my Ko-fi Feet moved in perfect time. Even if there had been no music permeating the air with a steady beat, the rhythm would have been obvious in the perfectly executed movements. However, despite the rigidity of the timing, the dance was fluid and beautiful, not even remotely strict or stiff. One … Continue reading Dancing
Everyone wishes for a second chance, and no one more than the traveller who holds one in his grasp. But what happens when that chance fails, time and time again?The total destruction of a planet, a boy leaving home, a teacher coming in contact with alien life, a draconic businesswoman hungry for power...These people and … Continue reading Get COLOURS: An otherworldly short story series TODAY!
If you read my post from Monday, you know that I'm writing a short story about a bonfire this week. But as I started writing, I started thinking that instead of just posting the finished product, I could walk you through the process of how I write! Why would I do this? Well, it's helpful … Continue reading The Writing Process (Part 1)
Here's a sample of my newest writing exercise! Right from the first paragraph, the narrator sort of took over and I could hear her voice in my head so clearly! A wailing alarm jerks me instantly awake from a dream—a very pleasant dream too, I may add. Equal parts fear and excitement rush through me. … Continue reading Alert! New flash fiction story!
Happy Tuesday, everyone! I'm here at the start of a new series of posts I will be making at the beginning of every week (usually on a Monday, but I wasn't able to get this out yesterday). These will just be brief updates about what I'm working on during the week, including some writing and/or … Continue reading How is it already Tuesday?
Hello, lovely people! First of all, I want to thank everyone for reading my posts, and I especially want to thank the people who have liked and commented on my stories and posts; it means the world to me to see people interacting with my writing! I'm here to tell you that if you want … Continue reading Got Stories?
Hello, everyone! Soon enough I'll make a post explaining why this blog has been on hiatus, but I'm back for now to tell you about a brand new story that you can start reading right now! https://www.amazon.com/kindle-vella/product/B097GMCMK2 Kindle Vella has launched for readers today, which means that you can dig into my new story, The … Continue reading The Dragons’ Den
Trying my hand at a spooky story for once! When I woke up, I thought I was dead. The world was never-ending darkness. There was no sound. No smell. And yet, a sense of dread settled so deeply within me that the hairs on the back of my neck stood on end. The beating of … Continue reading The Knock