Hey everyone! I have finally gotten around to posting my third fiction short story for teens, The Child of the Lenorans. This story is a short fantasy suspense fiction for teens that I wrote on the spur of the moment. In this short story, I experimented with switching between two different voices, first and third … Continue reading Fiction Short Story for Teens – March
I have decided to create a new habit of writing a short story every month and posting it on my blog! This is the first one I wrote for the month of January. It is historical fiction based on a book I’m reading for history in school. All the characters here are fictional, but the … Continue reading Fiction Short Story for Teens – January
Hey everyone! As most of you probably know, the current book series I'm working on, Daughters of the Sea, is all about mermaids. Although I'm getting kind of old for it, I'm still super obsessed with these amazing fantasy creatures! In the lore of my underwater fantasy world, there are four tribes of mermaids: Ocean, … Continue reading Quiz: What Kind of Mermaid Are You?
I recently read a book called Gulliver Wimple and the Gems of Dara Mhor by Gary Bower (who, by the way, lives here in Michigan). I highly recommend the book, and to read more about it, you can visit my Book Recommendations post. Gary Bower actually uses a very interesting technique to write this book: he … Continue reading Using Real-Life People as Characters in your Story
I am a person who loves to plan. For me, it's hard to not have everything planned out and sketched out for my stories. I like everything to be organized. For each character I make, I try to create some kind of character chart/description to use for my reference on that character's personality and appearance. … Continue reading 2 Basic Character Chart Templates