Need a little inspiration, an idea-starter, or simply want to brush up on your sensory descriptions? I've got 10 photos to rekindle your relationship with your Muse! Describe this sky using sight, touch, sound and smell. Is the storm coming or going? Does the patch of clear skies inspire hope in your character? What … Continue reading Writing Exercises – Photo Muses (Vol. 1)
I like the sound of a xylophone played poorly. When I dance and hope that you're watching. This raptor that just flew over my backyard and the sunlight lit up its underbelly and I could see purple. The red ball you've neglected. Why that bag? I've given up on Facebook. My head feels heavy. If … Continue reading What I Like Maybe, Random Now
One of my favorite hobbies (apart from reading) is digital design. I have created pinnable author quotes with their widescreen companions (1920 x 1080 pixels). These authors and their respective quotes are from some of my favorite books! Perhaps you've read them?* * I have included a picture in each pinnable image and wallpaper representing … Continue reading Author Quotes – Wide Wallpapers (Vol. 1)
Well, well, well... hello 2017! Aren't you looking snazzy? I've been doing a little bit of digging around the Internet and discovered some new words that have found their way into our everyday lives. I am predicting that we will be seeing and hearing them more often as the year progresses. I tried to include words … Continue reading 8 Hot Word Trends for 2017
Have you ever had a great idea for a character scene and gotten stuck on where to place them? Here's a great list I've whipped up that is sure to spark your setting imaginings! A coffee shop in March when the snow is beginning to thaw and every roof top and awning is dripping. It's … Continue reading Setting Prompts – Let’s Go!
Do Not Stop Writing No Matter What That’s it! Simple, right? Not exactly, but we're close! Here’s a list I have made to help you overcome that wall which prevents you from letting the words flow and flow, and get down to writing. # 1. Find Your Creative Space It goes without saying, you need your own personal … Continue reading On Free-Writing
Words, words, oh you lovely creatures! Yes, we love words around here. I may be the only one at my desk but when it comes to speaking about logophilia, I am most definitely not alone. After all, words are people too. That is why we have chosen our top 52 words for January 2017! Click to read more...
Trains... they can be a metaphor for just about anything. Want to run faster? Trains are fast. Want to get more work done? Trains carry a lot over long distances. Want to never give up? Trains are rugged beasts of burden on a fast track to.. you guessed it, success! For the young me from … Continue reading All Aboard! Trains for Thought