» Ten Wonderful New Literary Journals

Authors Publish shares some great places to get your work published. Click the link below to find out where and how. ❤ HAPPY HALLOWEEN! In my experience, the benefits can be greater than publishing in a well-established journal. When a literary journal is new the editors tend to be a lot more passionate. I have … Continue reading » Ten Wonderful New Literary Journals

Why You Should Be Writing Short Stories – E.M. Welsh

Do you like to write short stories? Click on the highlighted link below to find out how writing short stories makes you a better writer later on. ❤   Source: Why You Should Be Writing Short Stories - E.M. Welsh

A Halloween Encounter

The yellow smudge of a setting sun slipped behind the trees leaving a warm glow to the field.  Nightbirds scattered, roosting in the trees while insects droned on in a constant monotony. The air felt cooler after the heat of the day. Ground fog swirled around the grasses casting eerie shadows on the ground. The … Continue reading A Halloween Encounter

How Literary Devices Can Add Depth to Your Writing – ProWritingAid

Have you ever heard of a red herring? Don't know what it means? Read by clicking the highlighted link below to find out how to add drama to your writing. ❤ The term “literary device” refers to some common techniques that writers use to add meaning to their writing and get their message across more … Continue reading How Literary Devices Can Add Depth to Your Writing – ProWritingAid

Samhain, Fairies, and Symbolism in Your Writing

With the Samhain (Halloween) celebration just around the corner, I wanted to gaze back into the past to see how this ancient festival evolved and became the holiday we celebrate today. Besides, if you write fairy fantasy, you'll want to incorporate some of the ancient myths and other such symbolism into your work. It is … Continue reading Samhain, Fairies, and Symbolism in Your Writing

Silver’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #5 SHAPES & HEART

Happy Tuesday everyone! Welcome to the TANKA CAFÉ. Are you ready to get groovy with your poetry? Then, you're in the right place! Pull up a chair, order some coffee or tea and let's write some TANKA poetry. Silver's having Red Rooibos Tea this week! Here are some great sites that will help you write … Continue reading Silver’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #5 SHAPES & HEART

Creating Believable Characters: 8 Tactics | Now Novel

    What an excellent read on how to create believable characters! Check it out! ❤ Creating believable characters is crucial if you want readers to fall in love with your fictional world and its inhabitants. Read 8 character creation tips. Source: Creating Believable Characters: 8 Tactics | Now Novel

How to Describe Eyes in a Story – 7 Tips | Now Novel

  Learn how to describe eyes in a story and avoid clichéd description. Read tips for using eyes to convey emotion and strong description examples. Click the link below to read how to describe eyes! ❤ Source: How to Describe Eyes in a Story - 7 Tips | Now Novel

The Seasons of a Tree

In Spring - The Lady wears a crown of yellow blossoms whose sweet scents tease and tantalize of warmer days soon to be. By summer - Her Majesty dons her finest apparel with leaves a bright verdant green shiny with midsummer dreams. In Autumn - The Lady shows us her splendor whose bright orange leaves … Continue reading The Seasons of a Tree

Glamour Magazine’s $5,000 Essay Contest

This is from an email I subscribe to called Freedom With Writing. Click the highlighted link below to read about the essay contest. ❤ Glamour Magazine is currently hosting an essay contest. The theme: “Every woman has a moment in life that changes everything. What’s that moment for you?” The prize? $5,000 and publication in … Continue reading Glamour Magazine’s $5,000 Essay Contest