Possible Writing Conditions & (Maybe) How to Fix Them

Writers work super hard – and sometimes we grapple with writing conditions. I mean, we like to be super simple and just say it’s writers block. But other times, it’s not just not having ideas.…

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Some Pros & Cons of Writing Contemporary Novels

I’m currently writing a contemporary novel and I’ve been thinking about how different the writing style for contemporary is. I mean, I’ve written a combined 200,000 words for fantasy novels. That’s two and a half…

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Rolling my Eyes to Tossing into the Bottom of the Ocean // Tropes & Bookish Plots I Just Can’t Stand

There are some things in books that are either A) Completely annoying or B) Really just trash. I don’t know if these things are tropes or just bookish plots?  And today, I’m going to break…

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Your Guide to Creating a Ship-Worthy OTP

Is a fandom complete without a One True Pairing™? Known as an OTP, shipping characters is important. Basically, what’s a fandom without a heartbreaking sob love story? Creating shippable pairs is also fun & hard.…

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Add These Things Into Stories // Maybe Six New Tropes?

I have very mixed feelings about tropes. Sometimes I like them, or even enjoy them. Other times I HATE them with an undying passion. Perhaps it’s the style of trope? Anyway, I’m ready for some…

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