A common piece of writing advice when it comes to characterization is to show rather than tell. But how do we do that? I have created an example scenario with one possible way to do this for your characters. This is by no means the only way to characterize someone, but this is one possible tool. I … Continue reading What’s on the Fridge?: A Character Writing Exercise
If you know me, you've probably heard about my family's crazy days. I often end up with a 2-hour total commute most days of the week. Needless to say, our family is pretty busy! And as a new mommy, I need a few things to get me through my day and keep my energy up. … Continue reading Things that Help Me Through the Day
It's been a while. Hey there. Here's some updates on life and writing. Life I've cut out soy (in addition to the milk I already cut out) from my diet on the suggestion of my son's doctor. If you're just now hearing about my food elimination adventure, see my previous post about milk protein intolerance. … Continue reading Life & Write
My son has entered the world! I have a beautiful, healthy, sweet baby boy. We're so happy and grateful for our new addition to our family! I've been taking a break from blogging to adjust to mommyhood. Even though it's been quiet here on the blog, I've still been writing. I'm currently 10,000 words deep … Continue reading We Made It!
As I sit here, I'm writing on my baby's due date. I can barely believe it's here. And yet, today is really just like any other day. Babies often don't come on their due dates. They come when they're ready. We'll see what happens! As I shrug off the anxious requests for updates with yet … Continue reading Today’s my Due Date
I have a new home. Two new homes, really. I'm attempting to live in both at one time. One is this new website and blog that I've created after a long time away from blogging. If you've known me for longer than two years, then you'll know I used to sustain a photography blog. I … Continue reading I have a new home