This is a genuine question for anyone willing to answer but also a bit of me writing out loud to possibly answer my own question. As an author, how do you write a series? Do you know it's going to be a series from the start that will span three books or more or does … Continue reading How Do You Write a Series?
Most English degree curriculums focus on reading and analyzing literary fiction. Occasionally you'll have the option to take a class that revolves around a genre but it's one class at most. English curriculums stick to their roots and want students to become infatuated with the classics whereas people who identify themselves as readers but without … Continue reading Genre vs. Literary
I've recently shared a number of the prompt exercises I've completed for an online class I'm taking. What I like about them is they've forced me to write. That's the most important thing is I'm writing. The second thing I like about them is each has required me to focus on a different aspect of … Continue reading Benefits of Recent Prompt Exercises
You arrive at the house. You’ve never been here before but you’ve driven passed dozens of times. You’ve wondered what it looked like inside and if you’d ever get the chance to see. You wanted the chance but you didn’t at the same time. You open the thin screen door and announce your presence to … Continue reading CW Prompt: Ritual
There is an old saying, “when it stares you in the face, that’s when you know if you're going to just be good at this job or if you're going to be great.” These words kept circulating through my head as the sirens screamed on top of the rig. My eyes scanned around inside of … Continue reading “Probie”