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Writing Fantasy: 3 Ways to Brainstorm Folklore

now playing on my laptop: Ambient Mixer Studying at Hogwarts 😉 Do you write or read fantasy? Want to check out three brainstorming ideas? Here are some go-tos: Pinterest. I looooove making boards for each of my books. If you … Continue reading

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Believable Writing: The Texture of a Place

now playing on my MacBook: All Night by Big Boi (thanks to my thirteen-year-old) Hello writers and readers! Do you ever find yourself reading an especially awesome book and realize you FEEL like you are ACTUALLY there? Usually, that’s due to … Continue reading

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Character Study

currently playing on my laptop: Lucky by Aurora Last week when I was in Frothy Monkey (a local coffee shop), I began studying the faces around me. This is a writer thing. I am not original in this. But I … Continue reading

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Drafting Is My Favorite

currently playing on my laptop: Trance to Study by: All Nighter by Delta Notch If you get a bunch of writers together, two questions will always come up. What is your favorite part of the writing process? What is your … Continue reading

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Day in the Life of an Author: Summertime

*currently playing in my ears: Growing up Londinium by Daniel Pemberton * currently reading: a friend’s fantasy manuscript because my life is pretty great* (Above right: what most see Above left: what writers see) My family and I drove a … Continue reading

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Day in the Life of a Hybrid Author

currently playing on my phone: Compass by Zella Day I thought I’d share what I’m up to today as a hybrid author! It’s a wild, busy ride, let me tell you. Today I: Wrote a scene for the Sci Fi … Continue reading

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Fantasy Worlds I’m Loving

currently playing on my iPod: Nature Boy (acoustic) by Aurora You know the feeling when a story grips you by the hair and yanks you into a world you can’t stop thinking about? That’s how I feel about some fantasy … Continue reading

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