Hey everyone! With plenty going on, personally and professionally, it may be a little difficult to stay on schedule for my weekly posts until mid-February. Knowing that, I figured it would be a great time to post a story since its been a little while. Dug from a few years back is Crystal Palace. This … Continue reading From the Archives – Crystal Palace
"You click open the blog post on character point of view, hoping to read anything interesting at all. After a brief scan, you give up, providing a merciful Like before logging off." Growing up, I had heard of the other two perspectives a lot, even outside of writing. As two examples - First-Person Shooter is … Continue reading Point of View – Second-Person
Hi readers, Thanks so much to all of you for a great first year of blogging! Its been a rewarding experience and I'm very grateful for everyone who's taken some time from their busy lives to read along. I've got plenty planned for 2019 with more stories and posts on the way. The blog posts … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
Over the next few weeks, I'll be discussing narrator point of views. This is also one of those decisions that need to be made when writing your first line of a prose. While you can lock down story beats and plot outlines, the point of view you decide on really fundamentally change how your story … Continue reading Point of View – First-Person
I wrote the following, or, I'm writing the following.... which is better? Once you start writing a new piece, this really is one of the first technical decisions that must be made. Is the narrator looking back on past events or experiencing the events in that moment? Past tense and present tense are the two … Continue reading Past Tense VS Present Tense
First off, sorry for the lack of a post last week! With so much going on, it may happen here and there during the winter but my goal is to keep on the weekly schedule. Now onto this week's post... December - daylight fades before dinner, snowflakes make people forget how to drive, and families … Continue reading Introvert VS Extrovert
As a bit of a companion to the series I just wrapped up, I wanted to touch on poetry in general as it can come in many different lengths. For now, I'm addressing it in a single entry as I don't play in the poetry sandbox all that often. Off the hop, let me say … Continue reading Poetry