The Secret Sauce to Being a Good Writer – Michael Mohr

Hello everyone! I'm back from Cambridge, so be on the lookout for more information and fun stuff based on fiction, worldbuilding, and more, including guest lecturers and authors! In the meantime, jetlag and decorating for Christmas have hijacking my schedule, so I thought I would share another awesome article from the Jane Friedman blog I … Continue reading The Secret Sauce to Being a Good Writer – Michael Mohr

My 20th Literary Journal Publication!

I'm excited to announce that I have now been accepted into TWENTY literary journals! My latest piece was a poetry piece published by Five Fleas Poetry earlier this month. You can find my poem on this page! I'm so grateful to all of these journals, as well as the people I've learned about publishing from … Continue reading My 20th Literary Journal Publication!

Why Mathematics Belongs in Fiction – Part 2

Math and Magic? Let's talk some more about math and fiction. First off, you can find my website here, which includes my latest chapbook at Yavanika Press! And check out where you can buy that chapbook with this link. I recently did a deep dive into the history of mathematics for book writing purposes, and I … Continue reading Why Mathematics Belongs in Fiction – Part 2

Here’s What Happens when You Overcomplicate Sci-fi and Fantasy

Writing Complex Stories vs. Confusing Stories Fantasy and science fiction as writing genres hold so many possibilities when it comes to creating a vibrant story (not that other genres don't). I'm just saying that because both genres produce works that focus on worldbuilding and rich descriptions, writers' minds go crazy with creating their own universes. … Continue reading Here’s What Happens when You Overcomplicate Sci-fi and Fantasy

The Mathematics of a Strong Plot

Let's do something scary and think of a plot as a math problem. Don't run! I promise I'm just trying to make this easier to understand. Putting things into a different perspective, if you will. Because when you boil down a plot into its simplest components, it becomes almost like a simple one plus one … Continue reading The Mathematics of a Strong Plot

Post Up at Owlcation!

I recently reposted one of my earlier posts from this blog "Here's Why Writers Shouldn't Aim for Hundreds of Rejections" on both Hubpages and Medium, and the post has since been moved to the Hubpages networking site Owlcation! You can find the original post here, and the new post on Owlcation here. Thanks to Pooja … Continue reading Post Up at Owlcation!

How to Find Time to Write

Most writers probably don't have all day to devote to their writing. Even established authors who have published books have commitments that can get in the way because that's just how life works. For those leading busy lives or who may be just writing as a hobby, they especially need to find time to write … Continue reading How to Find Time to Write

I Published a Chapbook!!!

I am super excited and pleased to announce that my chapbook Plato Is Better at Metaphor than I Am was published by Yavanika Press this past weekend! The work is a prose poetry chapbook of twenty poems. Here is a link to the download for the work. Enjoy! This work is also offered on my … Continue reading I Published a Chapbook!!!

Check Out These Resources for Writers!

Due to the busy weekend ahead, this post will be a little different (and chances are this will be at the beginning of the week rather than the end). I had been doing some research about how to network as a writer, and I recently came across a writing community that also offered resources for … Continue reading Check Out These Resources for Writers!

4 Reasons to Use the “Save the Cat” Story Structure in Your Writing – Rose Atkinson-Carter

From Ryan Lanz's A Writer's Path blog, this post introduces a plot structure called "Save the Cat," which has fifteen plot beats. I'd never heard of this structure, so reading this was super informational! Happy reading! 4 Reasons to Use the "Save the Cat" Story Structure in Your Writing - Rose Atkinson-Carter Credit: A Writer's … Continue reading 4 Reasons to Use the “Save the Cat” Story Structure in Your Writing – Rose Atkinson-Carter