National Novel Writing Month! A writing challenge for the month of November. For the past couple of years, I have thought about taking on this daunting challenge. I’m suppose to write a 50,000 word novel in one month. One month! That is a whopping almost 1,700 words per day. I am going to do it! […]

Graduate School

It has been 6 days since my last blog post. This is due to a busy schedule. For all who didn’t know, I am currently in the first term of grad school. I attend the Southern New Hampshire University-online. I earned my bachelor’s degree here in English and Creative Writing, and I am pursuing the […]

What is a synopsis?

Do you know what a synopsis is? Is it a blurb? A hook? A brief summary? No, no, and no. The differences can be quite confusing. A synopsis is your entire story condensed into one page. Yes, that’s right. My story is around 130,000 words. It is a jaw dropping idea. A synopsis is your […]

How to become a better writer.

There is this constant question going on between writers: How do I become a better writer? The answer is quite simple. Read, write, and be active in writing communities. Reading is a major part of your success as a writer. Usually, when becoming a writer, you follow the genre that you read. Read and read […]

Grammar #1: How to use an apostrophe.

Using an apostrophe It seems to me that misusing an apostrophe has become a new fad. Especially when it comes to singular-possesive words that end in s. Here, I will explain the proper usage of possesive singular and plural words. The rules do not change People are constantly confused when using possesive singular words that […]

It is your world!

To fiction writers and others who can benefit, your story is your world. You can do and say whatever pleases you. I encourage the average fiction writer to write out of the box. Doing so will make you more original and unique. It may seem hard at first to write out of your comfort zone, […]