Look for the magic in the ordinary. Pause right now and think about the world we live in. We live on a ball of lava going around a bigger ball of fire. Plants take starlight and turn it into food. Your car is powered by explosions. The world that God has created is amazing. Don’t… Continue reading Magic in the Ordinary
Let’s talk about editing—and our mindset towards it. For years, I felt dread at the thought of editing a book. It seemed like a massive, daunting task—and editing is. I mean, it’s not easy. But I think the writing community maybe needs to change how we talk about editing. Part of the reason I was… Continue reading Editing: Love it or Dread it?
What is your opinion on books being made into TV shows or movies? I actually hadn’t thought a ton about this until the other day when someone asked me my opinion. I’d just basically had the “the book was better” mindset. Now, I still think that the book is better the majority of the time.… Continue reading Book Adaptations: Yay or Nay?
Your words carry weight. We all know the phrase, “the pen is mightier than the sword.” And what do pens do? They write words. Words, both spoken and written, have power. They can build up. They can tear down. They can encourage and inspire. They can depress and crush us. Don’t underestimate the power of… Continue reading Your Words Have Power
As always, my holiday blogging hiatus ended up going longer than I planned. I blame that on having to get back into my writing routine and figure out a new schedule. I put my fiction/book writing over blog writing. But I didn't forget about the blog in my absence! I've got a bunch of book… Continue reading I’m Back!
Happy Thanksgiving, friends! I hope that you are having a wonderful Thanksgiving. As it is Thanksgiving, I would like to take a minute to look back and list some of the writing related things that I am thankful for this year. I am thankful for the ability to write.I am thankful for my wild imagination… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
Welcome dear friend! Now, you may have already visited the About page and learned a few facts about me, but I would like to reintroduce myself to you here. After all, this is written in first-person and feels like a bit more personal of an introduction. Anyways! My name is Hailey Huntington. I am a… Continue reading Hello World!