Writer’s Quote Wednesday

A weekly feature where I delve into famous writer's words of wisdom and share how I have interpreted the meaning for my own creative endeavors! Forever is composed of nows This is everything that one needs to remember when living there life, making plans, setting goals, and just simply existing. I know that it is... Continue Reading →

Writer’s Quote Wednesday

A weekly feature where I delve into famous writer's words of wisdom and share how I have interpreted the meaning for my own creative endeavors!   "I wrote my first novel because I wanted to read it." There is one golden rule for all things in life that make it a lot simpler to navigate... Continue Reading →

Writer’s Quote Wednesday

A weekly feature where I delve into famous writer's words of wisdom and share how I have interpreted the meaning for my own creative endeavors!     There was a time in my life when I thought that I was more of an "idea" person then a "details" person. That I wouldn't be able to... Continue Reading →

Writer’s Quote Wednesday

A weekly feature where I delve into famous writer's words of wisdom and share how I have interpreted the meaning for my own creative endeavors!   "You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody." Now here is a piece of advice from a woman who's wisdom I have worshiped for a long... Continue Reading →

Writer’s Quote Wednesday

Time for introspection! I mean what writer, or creative for that matter, doesn't have at least a little bit of perfectionist in them? We are trying to transcend the line between imagination and reality by translating whole worlds, realms and characters etched upon our minds and auras, our very sinew emanating the inspiration of their... Continue Reading →

Required Reading

So a little while ago I was reading some Batman. In particular the graphic novels Hush and The Man Who Laughs. Which sparked an idea, which sparked some musings, which led to discussion that ended up in a story. It was one of those times that I was in between projects and feeling adrift, things... Continue Reading →

Empathy Or Emotional Intelligence When Writing?

  Short answer: both. But now let me get into each one respectively and how they can both be applied to your writing for incredible results and character insights! Empathy: Described as the identification with or understanding of thoughts, feelings, or emotional state of another person (at least according to my word hippo app -... Continue Reading →

Convention and the Creative Writer

I don't know about anyone else, but my road to creative success, even just personally, has been one riddled with the doubts, compromises and all out stop gaps of what I've come to label -not affectionately mind you - the "convention panics". I've never been one to fold or fall easily to the whims of... Continue Reading →

Writer’s Quote Wednesday

I feel quite the kinship with this quote of Susan Sontag. I've always been called the watcher by my family, the one who seems to have this eerie ability to "see" and know all. There were times I found it a curse. It can be hard being naturally attentive to detail and the subtleties of... Continue Reading →

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