How To Write Engaging Dialogue In Your Stories

Dialogue is a cornerstone of storytelling, bringing characters to life and driving the narrative forward. Crafting engaging dialogue is an art that requires understanding the role it plays, balancing authenticity with narrative needs, incorporating subtext, creating unique character voices, and refining dialogue during the editing process. In this post, we’ll explore these elements in detail … Read more

How To Overcome Writer’s Block

Hello, fellow writers! We’ve all been there—some of us more than others! We are just staring at a blank page or screen. In fact, for a little bit, I stared at my computer screen as I was coming up with some ways to overcome the block. I have listed some of these in other posts, … Read more

Writing Prompts For Bloggers

I know you might be facing that all-too-familiar screen of white emptiness, waiting for the words to pour out. I know because I have sat there, too, wondering if anything was going to come to mind or if I was just going to sit there staring at all that white! That’s where the magic of … Read more

How To Inspire Hope In Others

  Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul – and sings the tunes without the words – and never stops at all. ~Emily Dickinson In this post we are going to find out about what exactly hope is and why it’s more than just wishful thinking. Hope is that invigorating feeling … Read more

Writing Prompts For Poets

I’m going to share a secret… I used to write a lot of poetry. I even had a few poems published in those high school and college anthologies that they get your to buy so you can have bragging rights! The poems were not very good by poetry standards. Then when I was 17 I … Read more

Inspiring Writing Prompts For Journaling

I want to introduce you to something special: the transformative benefits of journaling. I’m talking about the kind of writing that goes beyond a simple diary. It’s the kind where you pour out your thoughts, wrestle with your feelings, and come out with a clearer understanding of who you are. This isn’t just about keeping … Read more

How To Stay Inspired As A Writer

I’m going to let you in on a little secret: the power of creative routines. This isn’t just about setting an alarm and staring at a blank page at the crack of dawn. Although there is certainly something to be said for getting up early, having that first cup of liquid inspiration (COFFEE!) and putting … Read more

Affiliate Disclosure

In 2015, the Federal Trade Commission released their new rules for Disclosure Compliance. These rules are set in place to ensure that readers or viewers of web media (blogs, Youtube videos, etc.) know if the blogger/presenter is sponsored, endorsed, or partnered with a different company. In blog terms, the readers need to know if the … Read more

Writing Prompts For Fiction Writers

I’ve been giving you several writing prompts over the past week or so. These are great. I have even used some of them. Nothing beats a prompt when you are struggling to get yourself writing again after a break—forced or not. If you have struggled with writer’s block, a good prompt can get you motivated … Read more