It’s almost funny that my last post was about not making excuses about writing and then like I jinxed myself, I haven’t posted anything in months. Finally, I decided to post this. It’s something I’ve wanted to post for a while – I created a draft 4 months ago- but I didn’t think/ I still … Continue reading
via What’s Your Excuse?. CJ Lyons By the way, this kinda applies to everything in life, not just writing.
It’s halloween so why not share something Harry Potter related via Five Writing Tips From Reading J.K. Rowling’s HARRY POTTER | Nathan Bransford, Author.
Creative Writing Prompts If you need a little help to start writing, here are some prompts from Writer’s Digest. Table Prompts Here are some excerpts from the table prompts Example 1– 30 writing prompts part 1 Example 2 – 30 writing prompts part 2 Example 3 – 30 writing prompts part 3
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Farafina Trust will be holding a creative writing workshop in Lagos, organized by award-winning writer and creative director of Farafina Trust, Chimamanda Adichie, from June 16 to June 26, 2015. The workshop is sponsored by Nigerian Breweries Plc. Guest writers who will co-teach the workshop alongside Adichie are the Caine…
Happy 2015! I’m not one for resolutions. I do more of a list of 100 things I would like to achieve during the year. From the serious, getting my professional engineering license and querying again, to the fun like visiting Scotland and sleeping in a castle. Speaking of querying and publishing, I saw this post on The … Continue reading
Before I start with the serious stuff, here’s another YA book (First in a Trilogy) being made into a movie Delirium Ninety-five days, and then I’ll be safe. I wonder whether the procedure will hurt. I want to get it over with. It’s hard to be patient. It’s hard not to be afraid while I’m … Continue reading
For a long time, writing was something I did in secret. Growing up, I didn’t know anyone that wrote as a profession. Any attempt to broach the subject of writing even as a hobby was brushed off -I was much better off and would be able to build a rapport with people by discussing music … Continue reading
2 weeks ago I posted about Writing Felonies and what I’d learned with time and research about the things I did wrong. Today’s post is the opposite of that. What skills are you most proud of, what makes you special? Is it your World building skills Vivid imagery/descriptions Unique characters Voice Point of views Ability … Continue reading
” A rest is an interval of silence in a piece of music, marked by a symbol indicating the length of the pause.” (wiki) This picture brought on the idea for this post- what writing felonies have you committed? What did you do when writing that first book or when you started writing stories before you … Continue reading
I spent the past few days playing around with the website- okay not exactly playing- trying to find a design that worked best for me and you. I created a section titled “My books” and am ashamed to say I had to search through my computer for a while to remember the summary of some … Continue reading
Watching this video made me realize how much I’ve learned about writing and the publishing industry the past few years.
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