Right now, it is Monday. The day before a day I’ve been dreading forever: freshman year. By the time you will be reading this post … Continue reading How New Experiences can Benefit Your Writing
Ah, childhood. The wonderful, peaceful, completely unstressful part of everyone’s life, right? Because, can you remember even one time in your early childhood that you … Continue reading Why Child Leads are So Misunderstood
To be honest, I think it’s a little silly how us writers take one large project and divide it into mini sections. I can see … Continue reading When is Draft #1 Done?
I’m going to spring off of @immortalis’s latest post about relationship subplots. After reading her post, I realized that one of my subplots in the … Continue reading When Book Characters Fall Apart…
So…I just got back from the airport (my family dropped my cousin off) and I’m running on little sleep. I haven’t done anything today except … Continue reading Secondary Characters: Do They Need a Spotlight?
There’s a sweet spot when it comes to writing. You don’t want the story to be too relatable. If it’s a little bit too relatable, … Continue reading How to Know When a Character’s Decision is Relatable
Sorry if I sound like I’m dead. I was recording at 2am last night and didn’t want to wake anyone up. Anyway, I hope you … Continue reading My Update on the 48-Day Writing Challenge: Audio Post
Hey, everybody! I’m new to the TAJ team (and to blogging in general…) so bear with me here, and I hope you enjoy the post! … Continue reading The Miraculous Plot Schedule and How to Use it Wisely
I’m short on time so here’s a quick post to add to your day 🙂 I don’t know if this is just me, but I … Continue reading The Cloudy Center of Your Novel
Not too long ago I made a decision that I would only word-vomit on the first draft. I would write super fast, skipping over details. … Continue reading Write Beautifully or Word-Vomit?
Hello, fellow earthlings. Before we venture into these glorius discoveries, I must first state that this is not a physics lesson. Even if the definition … Continue reading The Law of Conservation of Energy
I don’t know about anyone else, but I love astrology. I can research and study it for hours and I know my birth chart inside … Continue reading Exams.