40 Things your character can do when in Pain

Let me guess, you're writing a fight scene and your character seems to be able to brush off every punch without so much as an "Ouch." Hey, don't worry! We've all been there. Being a writer is hard. Especially when you characters are feeling something that you can't relate to. I was struggling just like … Continue reading 40 Things your character can do when in Pain

Book in progress: part five — A little bit about my book & dealing with doubt

To celebrate finishing my first draft, I want to share a little bit about my book with you! And by a little bit, I mean the bare minimum that you probably already know. Sorry, I've had a lifetime fear of being plagiarized, but that's another story for another time. Like any good project, it needs … Continue reading Book in progress: part five — A little bit about my book & dealing with doubt

The Character Arcs: Negative

Heidi ho readers, and welcome back to the mini-series on the adventures of a nerd where I explain the four character arcs as simply as possible. I am finally back with part two and today we are going over Negative character arcs. Character arcs are the inner journey the character takes over the story. If … Continue reading The Character Arcs: Negative

Thrifted Book Haul!

Over the month, I have bought several used books that I'm excited to share with you! Our local Christian library had their anual sale, and I found some great books at a local thrift store! Contempary Jane Austen retellings by Debra White Smith From the library I bought this complete series of contemporary Jane Austen … Continue reading Thrifted Book Haul!

June 2021 wrap-up

Yay! It's time for my favorite type of posts! But before we jump into our wrap up for June, let me just say... Happy Fourth of July!!! Reading I read nothing lat month. I started reading Jurassic park and still haven't finished... it's been a long month... Watching Apart from watching Phineas and Ferb (and, … Continue reading June 2021 wrap-up