Hello everyone! Here's another interview for the Foster Your Writing blog. This week's interview is with E. J. Robison, a freelancer, blog writer, and science fiction/fantasy author. Read more below! 1) What does writing mean to you? What do you think the purpose of writing is? Ah, starting off with the most difficult questions, I … Continue reading Interview with E. J. Robison
Reblog and Writing Update!
Hello everyone! As this Wednesday happens to fall on the last day of the month, here's the latest writing update I have on the growing list of projects! Also, here's another reblog by K. M. Allan. Writing Update: I've had a ton of writing projects going on (see my latest post about mental health), and … Continue reading Reblog and Writing Update!
Creative Nonfiction Types and Writing Tips
A few weeks I returned from school, having just learned more about creative nonfiction. At first, creative nonfiction seemed boring. I wanted to be creative! Additionally, what makes talking about my life or someone else's something creative? And what does creative nonfiction even mean? Creative nonfiction, in itself, makes up a lot of types of … Continue reading Creative Nonfiction Types and Writing Tips
Reblog: Why You Need Realistic Writing Expectations- Andrea Lundgren
In the spirit of the article I just wrote about writing and mental health, here's an awesome article about setting up smart and sustainable writing goals for yourself without making it too easy or too difficult. Learn how not to overwhelm yourself or keep yourself stagnant so that you can keep making progress with your … Continue reading Reblog: Why You Need Realistic Writing Expectations- Andrea Lundgren
Writing and Mental Health
A while back I talked about how I had a ton of projects going on, and how what I was writing was inadvertently stressing me out. I didn't understand it at first. I enjoy writing! Sure I have plenty of writing to do, but why were the threats of running out of time and losing … Continue reading Writing and Mental Health
April Writing Update and Cambridge Announcement!
Have you ever been so overwhelmed with writing that it affected your mental health? That's what I experienced this month with my April writing. I outlined and conjured up some new ideas mostly in preparation for the coming month, but at one point I needed to take a step back. I had so many projects … Continue reading April Writing Update and Cambridge Announcement!
Reblog: How to Structure Stories With Multiple Main Characters? – K. M. Weiland
A while back I wrote a post about dual timelines and how multiple characters exist within one narrative but at separate times. I thought I would expand on that with this awesome article by K. M. Weiland! This article delves into the types of story structures that feature more than one protagonist and how they … Continue reading Reblog: How to Structure Stories With Multiple Main Characters? – K. M. Weiland
How to Write A Prologue
I'll start off by saying that I hate writing the beginning of a book. I can't stop myself from trying to include every detail I think is important or provide as much context as possible to make everything as straightforward as possible. (Clarity is not my strong suit, as Grammarly aptly reminds me even as … Continue reading How to Write A Prologue
Writing Residencies to Apply for This Summer
As summer approaches (and my last module in my master's degree!), I started looking for writing residencies. If you're unfamiliar, writing residencies and retreats work to enhance your writing skills and help you learn and network with other writing professionals. Writing residencies look great on a resume as well! So while researching, I found a … Continue reading Writing Residencies to Apply for This Summer
Reblog: 15 Worldbuilding Tips for Writers – Dave Chesson
Looking for more resources for worldbuilding? I always am! This source starts off with a great explanation of what worldbuilding is, then goes through the facets of culture for creating a world of your own. This article offers both examples and templates to help get you started as well, so you can learn from past … Continue reading Reblog: 15 Worldbuilding Tips for Writers – Dave Chesson