First-person is a point of view (POV) where the reader sees and feels everything through the eyes of one character. The words “I,” “my,” and “me” are some of the […]
Wait, what? How to be a writer without writing? That doesn’t make sense. Can you explain? Sure. What I mean is being a writer without writing a novel, or a […]
“Did you know J. R. R. Tolkien wrote the Lord of the Rings Trilogy by the seat of his pants?”
The opinions have been gathered! Many writers, professional and aspiring, have chimed in their opinions on plotting their novel or writing by the seat of their pants (writing without any planning). Complete with quotes and “Did You Knows?” on the subject of plotting, this post is not to be missed, and can be a guide to the writer in making this important decision: To Plan or not to Plan?
Give God the glory. Hosanna in the highest!
Another writing tip on character depth! In this post is a wonderful discussion on knowing the ins and outs of your character. Is he good at keeping secrets? Was she always enchanted? Does he like coffee or tea? Does she ever use her credit card?
Read to see my thoughts!
Give God the glory
Wow! That’s a cool looking title; what does it mean? For the fiftieth time, I’m going back to America! That means big things are coming for Koffee and Keyboards! Yippee! […]
The most important source of fantasy names is your brain. However, this can be terribly unreliable. Filled with constantly reoccurring writer’s block, blackouts, and and mind blanks, your encephalon needs a little guidance to come up with character names, city names, and more. This post lists several helpful techniques that use normal, everyday words, and turns them into really awesome names.
Writers have an expression. Writing by the seat of your pants. That means you write with no real planning. You write events as they come to you. Almost randomly. I used […]
Got the inspiration blues? All you can think about is—nothing, really. You in boredom pull out a game a read the back. You get inspired. You play the game with your writing bud. You then promptly stand up and tackle your entire dreaded chapter.
Bet you didn’t realize how much inspiration games could give.
To God be the glory.
Need inspiration? Need character depth? Maybe your getting ready for NaNoWriMo and you need a writing jumpstart. Here’s a nifty method of getting a book boost: talking with you character. Whether you send a text, a mock email, or a letter, chit-chatting with your character about life an be a good practice. What would you say if you met your protag? Plus, this post is full of promts.
Give God the glory.
Steampunk: Every Writer’s Opportunity
You’ve read that post. But you don’t know anything more. What is steampunk? How can you make a world of it? Where does it take place? When? Who lives there and uses the technology? What really is the technology? What does technology mean?
All of that except for the last question is answered in this post.