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5 Tips on How to Make Your Writing Stronger

Hi friends, I have quite a special post here for you today because it tackles one of the most interesting technical sides of writing and how to conquer it: how to become a stronger writer. I’m HUGE on technique, style, voice, and the mechanics of writing, because a strong writer can make any story shine through his or her ability to tell stories, but a weak writer can have the most amazing idea in the world and it still won’t translate onto the page in the way he/she imagined it would. I am still a fledgling writer, too, don’t get me wrong, but I’ve made a list of things that I look for when I myself am writing so I can make sure I don’t get stuck making the same mistakes over and over. This way, I can grow into a strong storyteller and it’ll hopefully one day come more naturally to me… and you! So here are just a few tips I’ve compiled from personal experience, and I hope they help you become a …

WIP and Muses: Art is Devotion

Here I am… wrapped in a blanket, a cat on my lap, and the frozen day slipping by outside. I’m watching a movie called Somm, and there was something I heard just now that I wanted to share with you. “You have to put in your heart and soul… it takes a lifetime. It’s very simple!” -Robert Mondavi We’re all writers and readers with dreams. We all have heart and aspirations that get us through day-to-day life, and I just want you to know: whatever your dreams are, whatever hopes you have, its 100% possible… you just need to be devoted to it. And I just want you to know, we can do this together. What kind of projects are you guys working on this year? It’s the beginning of the year- I feel like it’s been a really refreshing start, too. I mean, I’m not the kind of person that believes everything changes over the course of one calendar day, but I truly believe that, just like nature, we are a cyclical, seasonal type …