Reading while writing is important. After all, it is a way for us authors to learn and stay inspired. Reading while writing is also a very dangerous thing to do. Various things from the novels we read float around in our brain and lurk in our subconscious. They can come to the surface while writing. … Continue reading Reading+Writing= Caution
This is the last post detailing my time at the Realm Makers writer's conference. If you're just learning about this now, you can find the recap for Thursday here and for Friday here. Now, onto Saturday. I apologize in advance for the lack of photos. Saturday started off with announcements and then lead into a … Continue reading Realm Makers Recap: Part 3
In case you missed the first part of my Realm Makers recap, you'll find it here. Now, onto Friday! Friday was a full day! The sessions started right after the morning's announcements with the teen track's continuing session by Bryan Davis about the hero's journey method of plotting. If you're unsure of what a hero's … Continue reading Realm Makers Recap: Part 2
I'm back! In case you missed it, last Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, I was in St. Louis for the Realm Makers writer's conference! And now I get to tell you all about! I going to do a post for each day of the conference to keep things simple. In part one, I'll go over Thursday. … Continue reading Realm Makers Recap: Part 1
Tomorrow, I'm going to Realm Makers!!!!! *insert excited squeal* What is Realm Makers, you might ask? Realm Makers is a Christian speculative fiction writer's conference. Speculative fiction is a giant umbrella term to encompass the genres that include something that isn't in the real world. Genres like fantasy, sci-fi, dystopian, steampunk, fairy tale retellings, and … Continue reading St. Louis, Here I Come!