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Tips For National Poetry Writing Month

If this is your first year participating in National Poetry Writing Month, then you've come to the right place. Or if you are hoping to make this NaPoWriMo the best yet, then this blog post will also serve you well. Below, are tips to help you write, promote, and publish your NaPoWriMo work. But first … Continue reading Tips For National Poetry Writing Month

My Goals For National Poetry Writing Month

It is just about that time of year again when National Poetry Writing Month will soon be underway. Thinking about my participation for the first time last year, I feel rather nostalgic. Back in 2019, it was my first time participating in NaPoWriMo. It also was one of the most rewarding experiences I've had as … Continue reading My Goals For National Poetry Writing Month

How To Balance A Blog While In College

Being a college student is hard and managing a major can be challenging. But balancing two majors and a minor can be even more difficult, which is what I did. On top, add maintaining a blog and the stress level lunges ever upward. For two years of my college career, I was balancing classes, assignments, … Continue reading How To Balance A Blog While In College

How I Use Color To Name Book Characters

I have synesthesia. I associate color with words, letters, and numbers. That's right, even the word 'the' has a hue of its own. In fact, the word 'writing' is a shade of indigo, identical to the color of Writing Colorfully's logo. Having synesthesia fits quite well into my literary talents. In fact, synesthesia helps me … Continue reading How I Use Color To Name Book Characters

First Day Of Spring: My Favorite Flower Photographs

This year, the seasons of spring and summer have a whole new meaning to them. I am welcoming them more than ever before. As a college student graduating this spring, both warm seasons are reminding me of new beginnings, new opportunities, freedom, and just something simply refreshing. I am a photographer and I love capturing … Continue reading First Day Of Spring: My Favorite Flower Photographs

The Biggest Writing Tip I Disagree With

During my final semester at college, I enrolled in an advanced fiction writing workshop course. In this class, I was able to write suspense fiction for the first time. Slowly, I cranked out a few pieces and am still writing some more to build the portfolio. I checked out a few books at my campus … Continue reading The Biggest Writing Tip I Disagree With

Items To Add To Your Visual Journal

One of the goals I had for this year was to journal a bit more. When I say this, I don’t mean that I wanted to document my thoughts, feelings, and emotions inside a notebook. If I were to do this, I might last three days. Honestly, though, that may be stretching it. The type … Continue reading Items To Add To Your Visual Journal

World Building Doesn’t Have To Be Dramatic

Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings, Hunger Games, and even Harry Potter are just some of the best examples of world building within literature. Here, the creators had to introduce and bring the readers into a brand new space. It can be challenging to do, especially when complex systems are involved. In order to … Continue reading World Building Doesn’t Have To Be Dramatic

A March Poem: Artifact

You are myArtifactDiscovered in resemblanceTo an oil stainedStreet. You are myArtifactNever found in a rivieraRainstorm. You are myArtifactI could haveDismantled yourMarkingsAnd erased theBitter blemishesThat traced yourFoundationAnd scarred yourCasing. You are myArtifactI no longer lugIn my battered backpackOr trusted treasure chest. You were myArtifactBut a new subjectFills my laboratory.