Shadow in the Mirror

It took a few days to see it. Flitting just outside my eyesight, but there and very definitely following me. I opened my mouth wide, stretching my cheek muscles, making a kind of “waah waah” sound as I did. My reflection did the same as always, mimicking every move. And why not? As stupid as … Continue reading Shadow in the Mirror

Tips to Staying on Track (Blogging)

I was reviewing the weekly blog topic and thought it was kind of funny because it's basically asking us to rat ourselves out. 🤣 Share how to achieve a good habit or overcome a bad one. Honestly, both usually go hand in hand. I often form a good habit to break out of a bad … Continue reading Tips to Staying on Track (Blogging)

Writing Through the Holidays – 5 Suggestions for the Busiest Times of Year

One of the biggest challenges during the holidays or any busy time of year (finals, major work projects, etc.) is how to keep up with your writing. I’ve listed below five suggestions that have helped me stay on track, and I hope they help you, too. 1. Scale down. Figure out the basic minimum required … Continue reading Writing Through the Holidays – 5 Suggestions for the Busiest Times of Year

Character Development (or How to Write Consistent Characters)

Some writers fill out character sketches/sheets with all the vital stats. Others prowl around the internet looking for pictures to use as a “muse.” Anything that helps develop a vital, realistic character is good. There are different ways to do that, but today I’m going to share what I do to remain consistent. My Armageddon’s … Continue reading Character Development (or How to Write Consistent Characters)