Tag: writing

How to Write Every Day

In the month of November, many seasoned, regular, and first-time writers come together for NaNoWriMo. Their goal is to write 50,000 words in November. This is entirely possible, even with a full-time job, especially if you’re a student or work part-time. I have had my own troubles with writing NaNoWriMo but I’ve written about them

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Books That Inspire Me

Inspiration is a topic I struggle with. I have written a few thoughts on inspiration before, but I wanted to share some books that inspire or motivate me, whether that be in my daily life, for writing, for work, or for mental health. Here are four books that inspire me, that have changed me as

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The Wreck of the Zanzibar by Michael Morpurgo: Book Review

In 1907, fourteen-year-old Laura, living with her family on one of the stormy Isles of Scilly, records in her diary how her dream of participating in a shipwreck rescue is finally realized. – Goodreads My Review My Rating: 4/5 What a beautiful book. It was a quick read – well worth 30 minutes of anyone’s

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How to Create Realistic and Interesting Characters for Your Stories

Imagine you are your character. I will be Li, a 25(ish) year-old woman, currently living in Wolverhampton, England. Creating this base for your character is important. She has a name, age, and general setting. These are the three first things to base everything else about your character and your story on. The character’s name gives

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