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
I'm starting a new book!!! Let me just say, nothing really compares with the thrill of starting a new novel except for finishing a book. It is so much fun to get to name characters and flesh them out, create new worlds, and develop a plot. Seriously, it is so much fun. You're probably wondering, … Continue reading New Project!
It wasn't until I started writing seriously that I realized how important it is to have a writing environment and for it to be consistent. I have discovered that changes in my writing environment can really affect how well I write. So what do I mean by writing environment? I mean where you write. For … Continue reading The Importance of Your Writing Environment
The title might have you a little bit confused right now. You may be asking yourself, "The antagonist is the bad guy of a story, and the villain is the bad guy, so aren't they the same thing?" The answer: Most of the time, yes. But the antagonist is not always the villain. It isn't … Continue reading The Antagonist Is not the Villain