Writing

Why Zombies vs. Juvenile Delinquents?

Sympathy and understanding is hard to come by. Society, as a whole, doesn't tend to sympathize with people unless there are circumstances that really speak to that sympathetic nature - family illness, death, loss of home, car accidents, etc. There are circumstances to which people feel sympathetic. Incarcerated juveniles put into the system for their… Continue reading Why Zombies vs. Juvenile Delinquents?

Farm Life, Life, Writing

Too Much to Do

The seasons are changing here...quickly. We had a moment where we could breathe in that crisp fall air with the sun still warming everything while the colors of summer slipped into the gorgeous, bold hues of fall. And then it snowed. With the snow came the wind which effectively took care of any leaves clinging… Continue reading Too Much to Do

Journaling, Writing

Organizing the Creative Process

Getting in touch with your creative side is not an easy thing. It's not a one-size-fits-all thing. I've always thought that my ideal writing space would be on a deck overlooking a lake, the tranquil surroundings gorging my muse with plot twists and inspiration. I've never honestly had an opportunity to write like this so… Continue reading Organizing the Creative Process

Writing

Avoiding Common Pitfalls of Writing: Advice from an Amateur

I’m not exactly an amateur. I’ve been an avid reader of books since the age of fourteen when my grandmother handed me my first historical romance novel, writing since the age of fifteen which...we won't go into detail on. There are just some things best left unsaid when it comes to writing at such a… Continue reading Avoiding Common Pitfalls of Writing: Advice from an Amateur