Poetry: “In Her Shoes” + “Clockwork”

Poetry: “In Her Shoes” + “Clockwork”

I N  H E R  S H O E S She tiptoed through weathered daydreams The unbidden delusion of gilded discord As it trifled her. Floored by fancy, by curtained naiveté  As it toyed with her. For she slipped, slithered, spiralled  As the floor beneath her caved. The taut lacings of satin ribbon unraveling  Forewarned [...]

The Problem With Perfectionism: “Forget the Rules, Just Write.”

Are You Making Progress? I do believe that outlining your novel is important because it delineates the way in which you see your story progressing, it encompasses the important attributes of your characters, and it gives you a reason to continue. Though, you have your plot all planned out, a visual of what your characters look like [...]

Amidst The Blush of Literature: Paperback Prose

AMIDST THE BLUSH OF LITERATURE P A P E R B A C K  P R O S E The subtle complacency of afternoon wonder that became her As she sat patiently, sipping coffee on her kitchen floor Her fingertips swept over etched fiction The traced edges of soiled debauchery For she thought of the [...]

An Update on Life and My Experience Writing From My Antagonist’s Perspective

"Here's to hoping for yet another productive week. I've noticed that I've gotten rather good at making sure everything that I need to do is thoroughly planned, but when it comes to actually sitting down to execute all of those to-dos, I tend to shift too much off to be done on an upcoming day. (That [...]

A Little Poetry, A Lot of Editing: Getting It Done

"I've never quite liked being too comfortable in my routine, for I feel that I lose that initial spark when I'm too busy trying to get things done versus letting my imagination run wild every once in a while. There is such a thing as doing too much. As I give myself more time to work around my tasks, [...]

Poetry, Plans, and Productivity: “Teacups and Typewriter Print”

"Poetry is an art form worth exploring. One that I love to dabble in quite a bit. I've not written a lot of poetry recently, but I've finally begun a new collection. It's something that I can work towards, something I can learn from, something that will allow me to gauge what my writing style has become. [...]

NaNoWriMo Begins!

"50,000 Words - 30 Days"  Happy November 1st! We all know what that means. National Novel Writing Month. I spent the morning reading through all of the preparation I've been doing in regards to the material I will be pumping out this month. The important thing I've learned when it comes to juggling the longing feeling [...]