“Write what you know.”

I once tried to follow this quote like a bible passage. However, as my writing has matured, I've found that I've strayed away from the quote. To "Write what you know." Seems so ideological, but as a creative being it limits you, to the confines of a comfort zone that is meant to be crossed. … Continue reading “Write what you know.”

Break rules and be inspired

I wanted to write a post about something that I felt inspired by; usually that has to do with something about the craft of writing. As habit would prove, I've dug up a YouTube video revolving around a TIME interview that fit the bill. I've been attempting to broaden my horizons, both as an author … Continue reading Break rules and be inspired

Read aloud, and your book will thank you

For aspiring authors, there's loads to be nervous about as we chisel away at, what we hope will become a masterpiece loved by all. However, one of the biggest worries at least for me is, does what I'm writing sound like an actual story? Or is it bullshit that will never find it's way to … Continue reading Read aloud, and your book will thank you

Stephen King: On writing

 “Long live the King” hailed Entertainment Weekly upon publication of Stephen King’s On Writing. Part memoir, part master class by one of the bestselling authors of all time, this superb volume is a revealing and practical view of the writer’s craft, comprising the basic tools of the trade every writer must have. King’s advice is grounded in his … Continue reading Stephen King: On writing

Post holiday (Pressure)

Hey all, I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas. I can say with the utmost joy that my family and experienced one of the best Christmases that we've had in a long while; being in the new house to spend the holiday together made the season even more special. If I did have one … Continue reading Post holiday (Pressure)

Why going by the book can be a better route

There are many different methods as to how a writer goes about writing a book. Some fit under the category of a seat of the pants author, some go through the entire book writing process by the book, and others go their own route. With each of these strategies you can find success; however I … Continue reading Why going by the book can be a better route