Writing Tips: Studying Other Arts

                              Writing Tips: Studying Other Arts

Many writers say that writing is the purest art of them all, and although it’s one of the main components of art, it was the last form in a complex web of different evolutionary changes. If you think about telling stories around the campfire, and how natural it is, it makes one wonder just how long we’ve been doing it. That’s something science would have a very difficult time proving Continue reading

Writing Tips : Show and Tell

Writing Tips: Show and Tell

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Time for show and tell! I hope everyone brought their favorite toys or adventures to share with the class!

OK, well, maybe we’re not doing that kind of show and tell, but hey I thought it was a good opener.

The differences between showing and telling with writing are summarized in the basic form of their words. Showing, ultimately, means that you are presenting something, in detail, to someone else, in order to convey a certain message, story, innovation, etc. They can see it, feel it, and come up with their own idea of what your presenting. Continue reading

Writing Tips : 5 Common Writing Mistakes

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Hey, how’s everybody doing today?

Though I haven’t finished the final edits to Spettra, I decided I would take some time to write up my Writing Wednesday Blog (publishing on Friday, so I guess that eliminates the Wednesday part). The edits are near completion, and I believe the new edition of Spettra will be released early next week. It’s looking sharper, with illustrations drawn up by yours truly, new scenes, as well as an all Continue reading

Writing Prompt, March 18, 2015

Hey!

It’s Wednesday, and I’m here to deliver your weekly writing prompt. Use it as you wish, so long as you share this page so others can enjoy my stories, writing advice, and the other cool stuff my page has to offer.

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Writing Tips : 5 Common Misused Words and Expressions

Do-not-think-it-meansThe English language is complex and tricky to grasp. With tons of word variations, slang, and new phrases being coined every year, a person can have a tough time keeping up with it. Quite often, we see people using expressions, or words, incorrectly.

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Writing Tips: Outline VS Free Writing

Hey Writers!

Here’s an interesting debate I think all scribblers face. I have been thinking about recently and so, I decided to share my thoughts with you. I hope you find this informative.

What’s better, free writing or outlining? Continue reading