You did a thing. Yeah, a THING! A BOOK! You WROTE one! And, it’s going to get published–traditionally or independently–doesn’t matter; it’s going to happen! Get excited. I’ll wait. Once you’ve caught your breath,...
Garbage. Ultimate fail. Complete and utter sh*t. Harsh. If you’re a true writer, you’ve probably thought this or similar after reading your own work—especially a first draft. You feel embarrassed, ashamed, maybe even worthless....
As writers, we have a tendency to change up how we refer to time as we progress through our work. It’s a pain to go back and change all that; but, you gotta do what you gotta do to ensure your writing is understood how you intend it to be. Tense can have a major effect on just that.
Grammatically, these are the top two errors to look for when you start editing your drafts. You want your writing to be clear and engaging. Help us to experience everything, but don’t give us a headache.
I took three creative writing classes in my bachelor’s, and I plan to take more with an associate’s–because: overachiever. (Yeah, I’m crazy enough to spend money on something that I can read online. That’s...
“If you’re anything like me, you aren’t in a writing mood very often”; the effects of being a writing teacher. These 5 ways will help you get there, though.
A Lifelong Writer
While I like to believe I’m “just” eccentric, I can’t deny that I’m more than a little peculiar. I could blame my love of writing, which drove my goal to be an author, my career as a writing instructor, and my hobby as a writing blogger and community leader, but that probably isn’t the only reason.
But that’s only when I’m not balancing my roles as an active military spouse, a new human mommy, an experienced furry mommy, and a lifelong learner! With too many hobbies to afford—mentally and financially—I suspect I’m probably the reason I’m insane. But, it’s okay; I wouldn’t want to hold a grudge against anyone else!
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