Powerful Language

I haven't done many posts on the art of writing itself recently, so I decided to post about something I genuinely love about writing: Portraying emotions through fantasy characters, and in doing so connect to the reader so they can live the emotions through said characters. It's magical, isn't it? Being able to put words…

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Chronicles of a Writer

As the last shred of light descended over the horizon, the world plunged into eternal darkness, leaving only one person standing on the earth. A girl stood alone, dark hair that matched the empty sky cascading around her shoulders. She had only two things in her hands, a notebook and a pen. As the ink…

Destroying Writers Block

Sometimes, Writers Block is really┬ábad. Notice that I capitalized it? That's because it's a monster of entirely its own species. It feeds on writer's weaknesses and keeps their dreams from becoming a reality. But who is the culprit? If Writers Block isn't a physical being, what is it? It's you. Maybe you're bored with a…

Writing Tips Livestream!

Hey everyone, I'm super excited (if you couldn't tell by the exclamation points) to announce that my cousin and I (HG Warrender, author of The King's Decree and a number of short stories) will be hosting a livestream intended for writers. We will be answering questions, and covering a few writing topics that we've chosen.…

Looking Rejection In The Face

Let's face it, writing is a hobby that makes us naturally susceptible to rejection. Sure, there are the writers like Jack Gilbert, who published world-renowned poetry and then disappeared for years at a time before coming out with his next piece of writing. Or writers like Walt Whitman, who stood against the boundaries set by…

Roleplaying As Our Characters

Hi! My name is Flair, and I'm a half-human-half-Centri (A Centri is a type of... 'alien,' as you Earth folk call creatures from other galaxies). My author, Carynn, suggested that I write a post where book characters can communicate, helping their writers to better understand them. To start off, I'll tell you three things about…

Writing Contest- ENDING TOMORROW!

Submit your entries now, because my 500-word writing contest is ending tomorrow, May 9th! If you didn't see the original post, here are the guidelines and prizes: Guidelines- You must be following Writer's BloK. When you submit your entry, make sure to tell me your username so I can check to be sure you're subscribed!…