Filler, filter, and crutch words like adverbs weaken your writing with vague ideas. They are the difference between building an exciting world that holds a reader’s attention or leaving a vague and passive impression.
There is no wrong way to build a fantasy or sci-fi world. This is just what works for me.
What kind of world building do you do?
“But how long is that?”
I have to explain my answer. I even have to explain this to my husband over and over. Readers measure books in pages.
I use these narratives to work out the cultures and their lore. A different form of government might serve Ublynis better. A group of merchants formed The Kingdom of Ublynis. They wanted to live somewhere that would have laws conducive to business. The new year marks the start of the
Have you ever made a huge commitment to yourself? the kind that requires discipline, perseverance, and flexibility? I’m not quite talking getting a puppy. I am talking about shaping a habit. A beautifully creative habit. October was Inktober and there was so much mazing artwork that it inspired me to
I found the #plotofgold challenge on Pinterest. I read about it, I instantly said: “nope too hard”. it was exactly what I needed.
It’s a thing. I know it looks different for everyone.
Here’s another challenge for you fellow writers!! This #POVprompt brings your main character another problem. #writingprompt #flashfiction pic.twitter.com/detDcdpFSv — Lexi Lefevre (@LexiIsAWriter) August 12, 2017 This weekend I worked on this prompt as an exercise to “fix” Spinecrusher’s POV. Normally these prompts are fun and I can whip some
This week was spring break for the boys. We didn’t do much.
It took a lot of emotional energy to get the application for Ossabow Island Writers’ Retreat done and sent in. In the end it all worked out.