Writers are human, too, and as a human, you need exercise and good rest to give your best to your craft. Here are some hard truths about writing and exercise, some suggestions for getting in better shape quickly, and three ways to improve your rest so you can wake up feeling more refreshed.
Author: Amanda Jakle
5 Ways to Add Writing Time to Your Day
Have you ever found yourself wishing you had more hours in a day to write? I know I have, so here are 5 things you can do to add that extra hour every day.
Why Do You Write?
Let’s face it: writing is a long, sometimes-boring, lonely slog, and if you don’t know your burning why of why you’re writing, then chances are, you’re going to give up as soon as you hit the saggy middle, or as soon as you get your first critique.
Who are you writing for, and why do you write?
Write for you, and write because you must.
How to Write: Starting from Step Zero
Do you know that you want to write something, but you don't know what it is? Are you stuck on where to start figuring out your topic, theme, or how to figure out what your plot is? I recommend you start from Step Zero.
In Flanders Fields
In Flanders Fields the poppies blow, between the crosses, row on row...
Regarding Fantasy Fighting Styles: Dashing, Dagger-Wielding Rogues
Original question: "How can I make a character that wields only daggers as good as other characters?" This was a question originally posted and answered on Quora, but I had so much answering it that I decided to bring it over to WordPress! How would you answer this question?
Revenant: The Series
I freely admit that Revenant: Helljumper was initially born out of a Captain America fanfiction, but it has changed drastically since those days...
Revenant: Helljumper, Chapter 1.
Hello to all my Movers and Shakers! Hoo-boy, what a hiatus. I hope you all have been well! I do have some exciting news about my first short story, which you can hear about on the sister site to this page, at Lady Nightshade: The Series. If you enjoy my writing, please visit that site for… Continue reading The Martyr
Speedpaint: Captain America: Say Your Prayers
Hello to all my movers and shakers and all my dreamers of dreams! Today, I have another painting for you. This time, it's Captain America, Steve Rogers, with rosary in hand in honor of both the release of Avengers: Infinity War and of the National Day of Prayer. Both of these passed while I was… Continue reading Speedpaint: Captain America: Say Your Prayers