‘The Way She Sees It’- A Culture Podcast

I wanted to share a podcast that my cousin HG just released. It covers pop culture, current events, writing, and history from her perspective. Check it out, seriously. It's awesome! Click HERE to follow the podcast so you'll be notified of new episodes.    

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WritersBloK is on Spotify!

My new WritersBloK podcast is now available on Spotify! To check it out, CLICK HERE. I'll be uploading two episodes a week, all of them on writing a fictional novel step by step. Your subscriptions to the podcast are so motivating, and I really appreciate them! Make sure to tell me what you think if…

At the Edge of the Abyss

"I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity-" Edgar Allan Poe For my history/literature class, I've been reading a lot of Edgar Allan Poe. As an assignment, I need to write a short horror story using the following plot points, which are from Poe's story 'The Pit and the Pendulum.' ~Death Sentence- Prisoner- Dungeon- Darkness-…

The Fictional Writer’s Guide DAY FIVE

Topic A: The Plot Categories: Brainstorming, World building, Story Set-up Topic B: The Characters Categories: Initial Creation, Background, Complexity Topic C: The Writing Categories: The Vital First Chapter, Your Inner Editor, Writers Block Character background is one of my favorite things about creating characters. Just like with people, your characters' past is what creates their…

The Fictional Writer’s Guide DAY FOUR

  Topic A: The Plot Categories: Brainstorming, World building, Story Set-up Topic B: The Characters Categories: Initial Creation, Background, Complexity Topic C: The Writing Categories: The Vital First Chapter, Your Inner Editor, Writers Block Hello writers! I haven't done a post for The Fictional Writer's Guide for a while, so I thought it was time I continued…

Writing Contest

Hello fellow writers, I haven't done any writing related posts in a while, so I thought you all deserve something great: A writing contest! Rules: . Writing of any genre is allowed, but I ask that you not submit any rated R material. Keep it PG-13, please. . Your story/article must be between 3,000 -…

Captives to Confusion Chapters 2-4

I decided to post three more chapters of the novel I started a few months ago- or was it last month?- Captives to Confusion. See the last post for the first chapter of this heart-wrenching sci-fi (that I've decided to stop writing...). Enjoy, and comment to tell me what you think! Chapter Two The first…

Captives to Confusion

This is a book I started writing a month or two ago. I don't know if I'm going to continue (I stopped at 9 chapters and 12,500 words), but I thought I'd post the first chapter. Beware: This is a rough draft, and you may find mistakes! Otherwise, enjoy! (I may post another chapter or…

Writer’s Forum

Hello everyone, I wanted to let you know that I just started a forum on WritersBloK. Whether you're a writer, a reader, or just passing by, make sure to introduce yourself and make some friends! Writers can get advice/talk about/ promote their books, readers can rant about their latest reads... but please note that (as…