The Night The Constellations Extinguished: A Short Story

"Do you know what you're going to do yet?" Mona asked her friend, Violet. Their high top Converse sneakers thwacked against the sidewalk like the rubber soles did everyday; morning and afternoon, to and from school. The sky's largest star launched rays downward as Violet's sigh trailed into autumn's open air. The beech tree on … Continue reading The Night The Constellations Extinguished: A Short Story

Do English Students Have An Obligation To Enjoy All Classic Literature?

William Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde, Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, and Mary Shelley. These are just some of many classical writers who wrote some of the best and most iconic pieces of literature. Or is that what we are instructed to believe? To this day, they are celebrated, read for pleasure, and the source of classroom curriculum. … Continue reading Do English Students Have An Obligation To Enjoy All Classic Literature?

It’s A Fashion Thing: How Clothes Can Fit Into Your Story

Without opening your closet door, you may have the palette of your wardrobe memorized. Lots of white and black for a classic office career? A range of green and yellow for a fresh feel? Anything from the spectrum because you are just that colorful? How can a wardrobe relate to writing? When we wake up … Continue reading It’s A Fashion Thing: How Clothes Can Fit Into Your Story

No Matter The Weather: Integrating Nature’s Forces Into Your Story

Using the weather, its elements, and conditions isn't something new. Our beloved writers from the beginning of time have taken inspiration from cloudy skies, thunderstorms, and blizzards. Remember to get the weather in your damn book - weather is very important."Ernest Hemingway Weather captures the environment and illustrates the mood and tone, relating to the … Continue reading No Matter The Weather: Integrating Nature’s Forces Into Your Story

Infographics To Read Before Writing Pt. 2

Reading is great for the mind and learning new vocabulary. For writers, there are multiple benefits and advantages reading can offer. To start, reading a vast number of novels can sharpen writing skills, such as plot development, characterization, conflict follow through, and more. Other resources and textual media can be of benefit to a writer. … Continue reading Infographics To Read Before Writing Pt. 2

The Best Articles & Takeaways From The Writer’s Chronicle Magazine

There are many writing magazines a literature enthusiast can subscribe to. One type of writing magazine I enjoy is The Writer's Chronicle, a publication packed with publishing opportunities, interviews, tips, discussions, ideas, and more. I managed to get my hands on ten copies of The Writer's Chronicle which gave me a taste of the amazing … Continue reading The Best Articles & Takeaways From The Writer’s Chronicle Magazine

Hire Your Character For These Job Positions Today

Before people apply for a job, they often think long and hard about how this job will impact them positively, what can be offered, and what will be learned. When considering job placement for your book characters, is the hiring process done hastily or skillfully? Pursuing a new job can be intimidating, but landing an … Continue reading Hire Your Character For These Job Positions Today