Category Archives: Writing

I Found Myself In Fiction: How I Learned to Write

My childhood taught me to lie.

My mother was a strict, radically right-wing conservative Christian. Every aspect of my life was censored. She would go through any book I read first with a sharpie. Once edited, I was able to read it. That even went for our collection of encyclopedias. If there was a naked statue, he got a sharpie toga. If there was an article she disagreed with, it got blacked out. Continue reading I Found Myself In Fiction: How I Learned to Write

Book Review – Rose B. Fischer’s Write Away: Quick Guide to Character Flaws

If you’re anything like me, at some point in your writing you’ve had a character who was flat, lifeless, and honestly more annoying than they were relatable. Maybe you did like me and scrapped them or put them on the back burner until you figured out some way to fix them. Continue reading Book Review – Rose B. Fischer’s Write Away: Quick Guide to Character Flaws