Hi, everyone! I'm here today with a short writing tidbit for you, which I strongly hope you will employ in your fictional writing! Character POV or Character Perspective. Whose in charge of the chapter or scene? I learned this lesson a while ago, and it has bolstered my writing life in wonderful ways! This short… Continue reading Point of View
I'm shivering again. I have nothing else to do. We crouch here in the muddy sand, a light mist trying to drench our already soaking uniforms. I lift my hand from the bandages pressed to my side. Warmth trickles through my fingers. We can't find the medic. I didn't think it would be like this.… Continue reading Hope for Tomorrow: D-Day Memorial
There is something about sharing my stories with other people. It might be because I get excited thinking about how the stories and characters will touch someone else, or maybe it's because I just want to share what I've written with somebody. Whatever the reason, I love sharing my stories, so tonight, I have a… Continue reading A Short Story – A Most Precious Gift
Writing Well Pt. 5 "Looking Towards Your Writing Future" This week I made a decision based off a few things I've been considering for quite a while. I decided to step away from my writing. Don't panic…I am still writing but not as much, and I will still be keeping up with my blog. Why… Continue reading
Writing Well Series Pt. 4 When You're Facing Critique Has this ever happened to you, you just finished your first draft, and your excitement is through the roof? You can't wait to show your family and friends. You know they are going to be impressed by your writing. You send printed copies or send google… Continue reading
Writing Well Pt. 3 <.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<.<. Today, I'm going to move out of the realm of novel/story writing and focus on other types of writing such as blogs, emails, and social media. Guys, and Gals, we need to be extremely careful of what we're putting out there on our blogs, social media, and even our emails.… Continue reading
Hello everyone! I hope you've been having a fantastic week so far. -\V/--\V/--\V/--\V/--\V/--\V/--\V/--\V/--\V/--\V/--\V/--\V/--\V/--\V/--\V/--\V/- Sometimes inspiration hits every day. We sit down for our writing session, and our fingers fly over the keys with all the great info zooming around our heads. Characters take on life-like forms. Dialogue becomes so emotional that we are crying ourselves… Continue reading Writing Well Pt. 2 Inspiration and Routine
Hi, all! Hope you all are having a great week so far. Today, I'm going to be talking about how some people mistakenly clump all kinds of writing into one category…plain old writing. They think that school reports, note-taking, journaling, and story/novel creation are somehow the same. To me, none of these are the same.… Continue reading Writing Well Series – Pt. 1 “Not All Writing is the Same”
You may be thinking, "Wow! Three posts in the last few days!" I've been realizing that Beautiful Things needs a pick-me-up with posts. Not necessarily more throughout the week, but a variation of different topics. Echoes of Honor will continue each Saturday morning, so never fear, but I want to start a writing series that… Continue reading Introducing – The Writing Well Series!
With a new blog, comes a new writing update. What I'm currently working on and have been for over a year and a half. A Novel called, "To Have the Courage." Frightened and alone…wondering if God has completely abandoned him...young Isaac Bradley, a captive to the people that took the most important person in his… Continue reading Writing Update!