Setting · Story · tips · Writing

A Brief Guide to Worldbuilding

So today I wanted to talk about world building and how you can start brainstorming the world in your story. Base it off of Real LifeMy first tip here for coming up with ideas is to do some research into times or topics that interest you. Perhaps you could base your story's world off of… Continue reading A Brief Guide to Worldbuilding

practice · Writing · Writing Prompts

Writing Prompt: Write a Letter

Happy Early Thanksgiving! For those of you living in the U.S.A., tomorrow is Thanksgiving, the day we use to be thankful. I wanted to use this as an opportunity to try something new (again, I know). Anyways, I want you to try to write a letter expressing your gratitude. It can be to anyone, such… Continue reading Writing Prompt: Write a Letter

Books · Reading · Reviews

Book Review: Code Name Verity (spoiler free)

So, this is something new. For me, for this blog, maybe even for you. This is actually my first time writing a book review. Of course, I have recommended many, many books to friends, but never felt that my opinion was validated enough to share with the world. Or even that I might even begin… Continue reading Book Review: Code Name Verity (spoiler free)

Characters · Story · tips · Writing

Why are Villains Important?

Currently, I've been reading Because You Love to Hate Me: 13 Tales of Villainy in between reading other books.┬áBecause You Love to Hate Me is a compilation of 13 short stories featuring 13 different villains written by 13 different YA authors with ideas given by 13 influential booktubers. This book takes a look at the… Continue reading Why are Villains Important?

Writing

What is NaNoWriMo?

What is NaNoWriMo? Maybe you have heard of it before, maybe not. In fact, I hadn't heard of it since earlier this year. Anyways, NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month, where writers everywhere try to reach a word count goal by the end of the month of November (30 days). Most people try to… Continue reading What is NaNoWriMo?