Writer’s Block Exists, But Not in the Way You Think

It’s pretty common knowledge that writers (or any other type of artist) need a kick in the pants every so often, and usually that kick needs to come from themselves. Artists are great at getting themselves into creative ruts and flailing helplessly when they realize there’s no easy way out. And it can be so… Continue reading Writer’s Block Exists, But Not in the Way You Think

Classic and Contemporary Novels: How Both Can Improve Your Writing

A while ago, I wrote what I now consider to be a very naive post about how I am at a disadvantage in the literary industry because I love to read classics, and my novels are consequently influenced by them. I couldn’t understand what the literary world had against archaic language, flowery descriptions, and novels that… Continue reading Classic and Contemporary Novels: How Both Can Improve Your Writing

The Only Thing I Know That’s Keeping Me Alive

And that’s the hope I have, the only thing I know that’s keeping me alive. – Paramore, “Last Hope” People have different reasons for why they write. I respect that. I also strive to be an empathetic human being who works to understand other people’s perspectives. Sometimes, this is hard to do. Especially when I… Continue reading The Only Thing I Know That’s Keeping Me Alive