Killing the family pet is suppose to set the scene that there is something bad that is going on in the new family house or to show the character(s) have lost their innocence in some shape or form. But do we have to use the animal’s demise to show this?
When I did smoke, I didn’t advertise it. To be honest, it was not something I was proud of. It’s what happens when you start working retail. I picked up a smoking habit to keep needy customers away from me. But I found that cigarette smoking, it made my writing different.
I’m writing mentally ill characters. This is not as easy as you would think it is.
I’m thinking of starting a new series on my blog. For fun. I’ll be reviewing movies that have gotten good, bad or indifferent press that’s called; ‘I Haven’t Seen.’ Films that have recently come out won’t be getting the same treatment. Also, I wanted to post small snippets of my writing to get some feedback… Continue reading New Series.
Let’s talk about elves.
I’m terrified to publish this story. I’m terrified to publish anything.
Okay, so you’re writing along and writing along. Everything seems to be going well, right? What can go wrong? And then you hit a wall. That dreaded writer’s block.