Story · Writing · Theme · Characters

Theme in your Story: Characters

So last week I talked about the differences between topic and theme as well as why theme is so important in written works. This week I am going to be talking about how your story's theme pertains to creating the characters in your story. As writers, the most important thing when writing characters is to… Continue reading Theme in your Story: Characters

Gardening · Nature · tips

Why are my “Baby Plants” Dying so Quickly?

When I say "baby plants" I obviously mean seedlings. When I first had the idea of creating my own garden I did what any person would do. I got a bag of vegetable and/or flower seeds. Without any knowledge of how to grow plants, people tend to blindly stick their seeds into a pot of… Continue reading Why are my “Baby Plants” Dying so Quickly?

Story · Theme · tips · Writing

Theme in Your Story: Topic vs Theme

One of the aspects of story that is not often discussed is theme. So I will be going over what theme's part in your story is in this post series: Theme in Your Story. The topic that I will be going over today is in fact the differences between topic and theme. What is a… Continue reading Theme in Your Story: Topic vs Theme

Setting · Story · tips · Writing

5 Tips on Writing Setting

Oftentimes, we neglect our story's setting. Instead, we trade it for more interesting characters or more tension the story's plot. Amidst all the things that your story needs, your story needs a realistic setting. And please let it be noted that I in no way mean that your story has to stay within the boundaries… Continue reading 5 Tips on Writing Setting

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#1 Tip When Learning a New Skill // Learn From Your Role-Models

Whenever you are learning a new skill or trying to improve yourself, the number one tip I can give you is to contact people and put yourself out there. Personally, the thought of emailing or messaging one of my biggest role models didn't seem possible in any scenario. Although, this afternoon I sent a message… Continue reading #1 Tip When Learning a New Skill // Learn From Your Role-Models

Plotting · Story · tips · Writing

What are Subplots and why are they Important?

What is a Subplot? A question that I have been asking myself a lot recently is what exactly is a subplot? Well, a subplot is, to put things shortly, a plot. However, they are not as prominent as the main plot. Caution!!! Heroes of Olympus Spoilers below! For example, in the Heroes of Olympus series by Rick… Continue reading What are Subplots and why are they Important?

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3 Ways to Help You Get Over Your Arachnophobia…

The majority of the people I know HATE spiders. Personally, I kinda do too. To the people who read my gardening blog post, you would know that I recently remodeled my little garden. In the process of moving storage boxes that have been slowing collecting spider webs over the years, my arachnophobia began to bug… Continue reading 3 Ways to Help You Get Over Your Arachnophobia…

Notebook · practice · Story · tips · Writing

How and Why you Should Practice Writing

What do you practice? Do you practice an instrument? Your cooking skills? What about your writing? Better yet, how do you practice your writing? Today I am going to be sharing with you some of the ways that you can practice your writing skills to make your writing the very best it can be. Why should… Continue reading How and Why you Should Practice Writing

Gardening · Nature · tips

3 Game-Changing Tips for Newbie Gardeners

I have not had my garden for very long, maybe a few good months. But my plants are literally my children. When I started gardening at the beginning of this year, my goal was to simply beautify the lump of dirt sitting outside my screen door. The area that is now my garden used to… Continue reading 3 Game-Changing Tips for Newbie Gardeners

Art · Notebook · Sketchbook · tips · travel · Writing

19 Things to Try with a Blank Notebook

If you are anything like me, whenever you go to the office supply store you immediately head straight toward the stationary section. If you are anything like me, you love notebooks and you sometimes don't know what to do with them all. Well, here are 19 different ways you can use your blank notebook. Bucket… Continue reading 19 Things to Try with a Blank Notebook