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I’m Back. #writing #creativeprocess #mentalblock

It hadn’t rained for the past few months. The sky stayed clear, and the earth below dry, just like her thoughts. All inspiration was gone, just like the muse. So she stared at the window, hoping the drought wouldn’t last too long. “It happens to all writers”, she convinced herself. “My time of complete mental…

#WW #Conflict in a Story #plotting

Happy Wednesday! This post is a small cheat sheet dedicated to conflict. Every plot is built on: 1) The internal conflict: the character’s emotional, mental, spiritual, physical evolution/struggle throughout the story; 2) The external conflict: events happen in the world where the story is taking place and the character reacts to them. The external conflict…

My page… your words #amwriting

When the characters take over and tell the story, and I become a mere slave to their whims and feelings, my duty as a writer has been fulfilled. I will do my best to transcribe everything, the way they see it, and live it, so that when I read the words I just wrote, I hear…

#FF #Leap of #Faith

There’s dream, and there’s reality. And between the two, there’s faith, and there’s fear. I’m afraid of failure, but I dream of success. To make success my reality, I need to have faith. I need to show patience, and determination, in order to make my dream a reality, and transform my fear into faith. Bottom…

#TT 10 Things I learned About Being A Writer

When I started blogging and writing, I didn’t know what the heck I was doing. Don’t ask me if I know now, because I’m still experimenting. But I learned a few things along the way. 1) Always show kindness and support to readers and fellow bloggers/authors. 2) Don’t be afraid to be blunt. You’re selling…