Literature actually has a huge influence on how we approach relationships, adversity, and everyday life. So fiction is important, but how? And why do people write fiction? Through fiction, readers can fit their experiences into the storyline like a puzzle and utilize the fiction world to shape and understand their present reality. … Continue readingWorking Together: Writers, Readers, & Fiction
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As writing styles evolve and new mediums become available for writers to share their work, traditional novels and structured poetry become less common among contemporary readers and writers. Experimental writing, while posing as radical to traditionalist writers, is gaining momentum and popularity. … Continue readingExperimental Writing
Writers need goals too. We need something to push for, we need a purpose to write. The truth is that we sometimes get lost and we need to be put back on track. New Year’s Resolutions, or year-long goals, can help writers stay focused and accomplished. … Continue reading10 New Year’s Resolutions for Writers
As college has progressed, I have take a step back from more in depth creative writing. But as of last semester around mid-October, I couldn’t take it anymore and I started outlining and world building for my next project.
Essentially, this series is attempting to tackle the concept of war with mentions of various social, political, economic, cultural, and religious theories and topics. This manuscript that once was a fantastical bildungsroman, is now an elaborate and multi-layered story about war and the reevaluation of entire systems of existence. … Continue readingThe Next Project: Exploring War and Systems of Existence
In all honesty, I believe that Writer’s Block is like friend to writers. It’s the (sometimes rude) reminder to stop, breathe, and review. However, sometimes Writer’s Block is inevitable. So regardless of what causes Writer’s Block, or the emotions that are attached to this nemesis, there are a few ways to work through the mess of frustration. … Continue readingThe Writing Process Pt. 3: Overcoming Writer’s Block
Beyond Center Line is a prequel and a sequel. It’s a complete expansion of the world of Threa through evolving characters and dynamic plotlines. This growth however did not come easily. For the last 6 months, I have been working on editing and perfecting my manuscript to become a true reflection of my writing. … Continue readingComing Soon: Beyond Center Line…Reflection on Writing
By creating conversation, offering advice and tips, and sharing your knowledge with others, we are creating a supportive and safe place for writers, artists, and future authors to learn how to be successful in their writing, publishing, and promotions. This is what I hope this blog platform can become. … Continue readingWhy Do I Blog? Reflection on Community and Conversation
Why should we constantly be learning? How can we share our knowledge? Why is this important? Quite honestly, learning is a way of life, a constant state of being, and a really beautiful way of thinking. … Continue readingWhat is Learning?
There are so many people that think they can’t be writers and there are so many perspectives of what writing really is. In this post, and hopefully more in the future, I discuss writing as MORE than “writing.” … Continue readingWhat Is Writing?