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Wacom Intuos Draw Review

The Wacom Intuos Draw is the perfect tablet for people who are just beginning digital art and don't want to spend too much on an expensive drawing tablet. I started out drawing digitally on this tiny little device and it worked wonders. Digital art is so fun to learn and eventually make real art in.… Continue reading Wacom Intuos Draw Review

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?

Characters · Outlining · Plotting · Story · tips · Writing

20 Questions to Help you go from Character to Plot

Maybe you have your character all filled out, you know what they like and dislike, what a regular day looks like for them. Maybe even what they like to eat for breakfast, if they like to play foosball, or if they are vegetarian. But interesting as you character might me, you still don't know how… Continue reading 20 Questions to Help you go from Character to Plot

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Outlining: Who is Your Character and What do They Want?

If you are anything like me, you want to participate in NaNoWriMo next month. You're motivated and you have a story idea that you are absolutely in love with. The only problem? You have so many different ideas in your head, but you just don't know how to fit them all together. If this is… Continue reading Outlining: Who is Your Character and What do They Want?

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Why Do You Create?

As you might already know, Inktober is in full swing and NaNoWriMo is just around the corner. And as I am currently finding myself in a sort of creative rut, I supposed that you might need some more motivation as well. And so I want to ask you something: Why do you create? Why do… Continue reading Why Do You Create?

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How do I Outline my Novel

Truth be told, I still haven't figured out how I like to outline my novel, as it is a process unique to every writer. However, I hope to give you some insights and tips on how you can outline your novel. To start off, I usually use a notebook to keep track of all the… Continue reading How do I Outline my Novel