Monthly Archives: June 2016

Yurt: A Home Far Prettier Than It Sounds

currently playing on my laptop: Dark Necessities by the Red Hot Chili Peppers When you research history and cultures to write a deeply escapist fantasy, you come across cool things. Some stick with you more than others. For me, one … Continue reading

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Writing Tips: Action Scenes, Part I

I made another Saturday writing tips video for you! This one goes over three things to watch out for when writing action scenes. Let me know if you like it or have anything to add. I’m totally open to any … Continue reading

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Don’t Stress Out, Writers

currently playing on my laptop: Heathens by Twenty-one Pilots First off, I’m sorry for the late posting. I’m trying to post every Sunday evening, but yesterday was both Father’s Day here in the US and also my wedding anniversary. 🙂 … Continue reading

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Writing Tips: Plotting Your Story

now playing on my laptop: Let It Go by James Bay Hey all! It’s time for another Saturday writing tips video! This one gives you some practical advice on how to get started plotting. I hope you enjoy it!

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Why You Should Pay Attention to Fan Art

currently playing on my laptop: Handclap by Fitz and the Tantrums I LOVE fan art inspired by my favorite reads. But in addition to simply enjoying the beauty of the sketches, paintings, photographs, and more, I value what the pieces … Continue reading

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Writing Tips: What to Do with Your Idea

currently playing on my laptop: Positron by Palace Winter Time for another Saturday WRITING TIPS video! In this one, I give you some ways to go with your story idea. This is such a fun part of the writing process. … Continue reading

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Folk Songs from Everywhere

One of the big reasons I write fantasy is so that I have an outlet for my love of everything culture. Lately, I’ve been on a big folk song kick.  With regards to writing, folk songs are a great way … Continue reading

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