Category: Blog Post

7 Blogging Tips That Will Make Your Blog Successful (Storytelling Techniques) —

Published on Jun 11, 2017 Have you ever wondered what popular bloggers do that you don’t? Well, knowing how to be a great blogging storyteller to engage readers is one of the most effective blog writing techniques you can learn. Subscribe here to learn…

How to Intertwine Plot, Character, and Theme in Every Scene — Helping Writers Become Authors

Sharing another great post for writing! If plot, character, and theme are the foundational underpinnings of story itself, then they must be present in every scene as well, right? But that gets tricky. How can you make sure these elements are doing their job…

Alexa’s Playlist – The Crystal Series #amlistening #amwriting #YA #UrbanFantasy #Paranormal #playlist

“What would you do if you suddenly discovered that nothing about life was as you thought it was and all your choices seem to have been made for you centuries before you were born? That’s the reality young Alexa faces, and how well she copes will determine the fate of her world and that of the preternatural. Now, if only someone would explain what is going on!”

The Influence of Marvel Movies in my Writing The Crystal Series #amwriting #marvel #mythology

My favorite character in the entire Marvel Universe is Thor. Not for the size of his biceps, or the taut stomach we thrillingly, at times, get a glimpse of, but for his humor and fun loving personality. At times he seems childlike and innocent, a sharp contrast to his being the god of thunder.  In my opinion Chris Hemsworth is the perfect Thor.

My Top 5 List: Books to T.V. #Young Adult #Fantasy

  I read a lot…then I watch a lot… Sometimes the written word is adapted adequately enough to the small screen. I know allowances must be made for screenwriters changing or cutting out plots, even characters sometimes. Some adaptations are cheesy, or not handled…

Creating the World of Sidhe Faeries

“Able to finally appreciate my surroundings, I let myself take it all in. The place was magical. The sun shone through the opening of the tree line above us. Many varieties of flowers bloomed, types I had never seen before. They colored the world around me. My head swiveled while my eyes captured the splendor. I felt amazed by the serene landscape, the way nature magnified the colors around me. The green leaves on the trees gave a glow of emerald prisms. Everything seemed to have an aura around it. I looked down at my hands and saw they had a slight shine emanating from them.”

As Usual The Creative Penn Gives Some Excellent Advice

We’re writers so our default way of exploring and understanding the world is through words. But in this increasingly noisy online space, it might be an image that draws a reader to your words. They may well judge you by your book cover, your…

Sudden Shock is in its Final Stages of Editing

Elleanor Stone has been alive for centuries. Cursed with immortality for her husband’s fidelity by none other than the goddess Aphrodite herself, Elleanor has been working for the past eleven years in modern day New York, as an investigator with the agency guarding against paranormal crimes and misdemeanors….