Inspirational Quotes We All Need To Hear & Live By

This blog is for you. This blog is dedicated to anyone who needs some inspiration, encouragement, and support. Here are some quotes to help get you through the day, the week, the month, the year, whatever it may be. *All quotes are from BrainyQuote I want to conclude this blog by saying, if you are … Continue reading Inspirational Quotes We All Need To Hear & Live By

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20 Things I Learned After 20 Years

They say no two snowflakes are alike. Their icy, intricate designs are way too unique to be a triplet or twin. Similar to snowflakes are human beings. Our physical features create individualized appearances. No duplicates allowed. Our lives are structured paths of obstacles that formed our current beings. Ahead are more paths, streets, and highways … Continue reading 20 Things I Learned After 20 Years

What Frida Kahlo’s Art Teaches Us

Take a trip to an art museum in any city or town, and you will be sent through colorful mazes of paintings. The framed masterpieces are meant to be enjoyed and marveled upon. The iconic works hold a magical power to inspire and teach in metaphorical ways. But what is it exactly that our beloved … Continue reading What Frida Kahlo’s Art Teaches Us

A Glimpse Inside My Writing Process

Similar to a writer's content, their process in which brought them to the final draft varies too. I am not familiar with the process other writers and novelists take, so maybe this assumption is a long shot. Either way, I like to believe that my own process is different and the least bit unique. I … Continue reading A Glimpse Inside My Writing Process

First Person POV vs. Third Person POV

Point of view is important in a story and can't necessarily be avoided. The point of view can be told in a bunch of different ways, more than just first, second, and third person. Point of view can be told through an object or an idea. Something tangible or intangible, just like how "death" helped … Continue reading First Person POV vs. Third Person POV

The Oxymoron & Alliteration Appeal

We start learning them in elementary school. Maybe second grade, maybe third. English is already molding young minds as we sit in small chairs, feet brushing the floor, only if we're lucky. Fresh lined paper placed on the desk in front and a yellow number two in hand. The teacher stands at the front of … Continue reading The Oxymoron & Alliteration Appeal

Are Clichés Okay?

I have written blogs about writing before and I am about to do it again, shamelessly. I wrote about writing tips that no one has heard of and wrote about editing. This time around, I am writing about clichés and my stance on the fickle phrases. We read them, write them, speak them. We love … Continue reading Are Clichés Okay?

An Alphabet of Words

Photo by Tetyana Kovyrina on Pexels.com I am always looking for new words and phrases to incorporate into my writing.  Using the notepad app on my iPhone, I have a sheet of notes devoted to those words and phrases I plan to use in some way, shape, or form in the future. I also have … Continue reading An Alphabet of Words

Writing Tips You’ve Never Heard Of, But I Learned After Fourteen Years

Writing is not the same thing as adding words to a page for the sake of it. It is sprinkling in symbolism, metaphors, similes, and creatively worded sentences with pages of plot and character. It is something I have been doing since second grade. Since then, the passion has never dwindled or slipped away. Over … Continue reading Writing Tips You’ve Never Heard Of, But I Learned After Fourteen Years