The horror genre is not my cup of tea, so I may be a little biased when I say this. I think the horror genre is one of those genres that gets a bad rap for over saturating the market. In the latter half of the 2000’s, vampires and werewolves were all the rage. Now, […]
Automatically, when I think of yin and yang, I think of opposing forces: light and dark, masculine and feminine, good and evil. After reading Wikipedia, I learned that it’s not just about opposing forces, but how the two are intertwined to create balance.
Every once in a while, I’ll come across a word that strikes my interest. When I was brainstorming topics for this year’s A to Z Challenge, I came across the word “xenophile.” The dictionary defines a xenophile as, “a person who is attracted to foreign people, cultures, or customs.”
I have to thank my Twitter friend, February Grace, for suggesting this topic. But to be honest, I didn’t think I would have any words of wisdom to share. I haven’t written consistently over the years, and I don’t have a novel published. So, why would someone want to read about my experience with the […]
Voice is, if not one of, the most difficult qualities to develop. It’s not something that can developed right away, but it is essential in the writing process. After reading posts from writing websites, there are some universal statements. One, voice in writing is difficult to define because everyone’s voice is unique. Two, it’s part […]
These days, it’s so easy to be glued to our devices. We live in a world where we have to be conn cited to everything and everyone. Our friends, our family, our pets, everything. The world is constantly changing and there’s this need to be there as it happens. Devices like smartphones, tablets, and game […]
Social media has blossomed into a community all its own. Many platforms like Facebook and Google Plus have used these platforms to their advantage. Writers, in particular, have seen the social advantages of these platforms, creating communities among its peers. I think out of all the social media sites writers use, I think Twitter is […]