The Sunshine Blogger Tag

(This picture has nothing to do with the content of the blog post, but it's too cute not to use.) Today is an exciting day!! Within the blogging world, other bloggers will tag each other to write specific posts. My blog is still quite baby, and hasn't made a huge dent in the blogging world. … Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Tag

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Combining Plot and Character

A couple weeks ago, we discussed character building. This week we will be covering the construction of your plot. As I stated in that post, character building and plotting go hand-in-hand. This week I will explain how to concoct said fantastical mixture of plot and character. Characters The ones who make your story play out, … Continue reading Combining Plot and Character

Character Building

DISCLAIMER: I am writing this stupid early in the morning, so if it doesn't make sense, that's why. Some people will try to tell you the plot OR characters are the most important part of a book. DON'T LISTEN TO THEM!!!  They are EQUALLY important. In fact, they build off of each other. A good … Continue reading Character Building

Finding the Right Story

This is the second part of my "How to Write a Book" series! If you haven't read the first part I highly suggest you go back and read it before reading this blog post. In the last blog post we discussed what kind of writers there are. Now that you know what kind of writer … Continue reading Finding the Right Story

A Reluctant Thief (Part 2)

Today is the day you finally get to finish reading "A Reluctant Thief"! I know you have all been waiting impatiently for the conclusion to this story (okay, you probably haven't been, but I'll just pretend.) I had an entire month to write the rest of the story, so what do I do?  I write … Continue reading A Reluctant Thief (Part 2)

The Pantsers, the Snowflakes, and the Plotters

I was trying to figure out what this week's post should be about and I thought to myself, "I haven't written anything about writing in a while". Then I looked through my blog post archives and realized, I have never written a blog post about writing!  I have written about my book, and writing events, but I have never posted about … Continue reading The Pantsers, the Snowflakes, and the Plotters

A Reluctant Thief

It's the last Saturday of the month! You know what that means 🙂 . It's time for a new short story!! I really hope you have all been enjoying these as much as I have. If you ever have an idea for a story I could write or a writing prompt feel free to leave … Continue reading A Reluctant Thief

Under the Surface

It's that time of the month again! Time for a short story, I just knew you couldn't wait to read another story from me. I know this isn't the last Saturday of May, but, it's only the 2nd day of June (so that's not too bad). For first time readers, I post a short story on my … Continue reading Under the Surface

Let’s Talk About Callings

I'm going to start with an abridged story of how I started writing, then we'll get into some really deep stuff 🙂 . Finding my calling. I have been writing since 4th grade (writing stories anyway). It's kind of funny how some people find their calling. I found it by trying to be just like … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Callings