Hey, another photo of me and my cool writing books! Selfie! Coming up soon: What Divergent can teach us about character depth!
There is only one mirror in my house.
Look, I didn’t want to be a half-blood.
Fern was looking out her bedroom window in her grandmother’s house for a runaway rhinoceros.
What make these first lines so great? What makes them hook the reader and have them asking for more? In this writing tip, I tell you how to write stunning first lines that leave your reader reading the next one.
Hosanna in the highest.
I’ve been doing some reading…
Greetings, fellow writers. Today I’m making a few announcements on this blog and my writing elsewhere. Firstly, I’d like to declare that I have had two poems written in an […]
Hello from the Keystone! OK, so let’s think fantasy. Actually, we need something more specific. Let’s think Lord of the Rings. Legolas, right? He’s the super-cool Elf bowman who stands […]
“Wow. Look at those stars. It’s as if a million phoenixes got caught up there glued on a black sheet of paper and couldn’t come down.” “Don’t you mention phoenixes. […]
Inspired by word of the LORD by mouth of Jotham, the son of Gideon in Judges 9:7-15. You men of the world, listen to me, That God might listen to […]
It’s been quite a while since I’ve updated you on Bayonet, my work in progress. Well, that’s because it has been stuck on a computer which is broken. But, with the help of my handy dandy techno friend, we’re getting it back. After a few large edits, I’m getting right back into writing mode and going to wrap it up. For now, here’s a teaser. Enjoy!
There are three secret rules for writing a perfect novel. Unfortunately, nobody knows what they are. –Modified quote by W. Somerset Maugham