NaNoWriMo, also known as National Novel Writing Month, is quickly approaching. I’ve won six times now, which I suppose gives me enough knowledge to provide information that would help others win. I’ve had several people ask me what advice I have, so here they are: 8 short and simple tips to improve your odds of… Continue reading 8 Tips for Winning NaNoWriMo
As a child, one of my favorite pasttimes was coloring. The hardest part about it was staying inside the lines. Well, that and maybe deciding what colors to use for the picture. During my freshman year of college, my roommate and I used to spend time coloring pictures and making cute little nametags for our… Continue reading Are Adult Coloring Books Necessary?
First off don’t forget that there are stories waiting to be read! Several writers, including myself, have responded to the Darkness prompt at Brigit’s Flame. Make sure you stop by and read their entries and give them some feedback! Don’t forget to vote for your favorite! Read them and vote for your favorite here! And… Continue reading Disney Villains meets OneRepublic
This week the “Monday Must Read” is writing focused. Finding the Right Type of Publishing for You by Cristen Iris Gives the pros and cons to traditional, indie, partner, hybrid, and self publishing. I didn’t even know there were so many options! Did you? A Gigantic List of Places to Advertise Your Self Published Book by… Continue reading Monday Must Read
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Constructive criticism is always welcomed!
Raveek tried not to show his impatience as his younger sister, Lareen, looked at herself in the mirror. She brushed her hair yet again and pursed her lips.
“You look fine,” he told her.
“Today is a big deal. I want to look better than fine,” she countered. She put on more makeup and then appeared to take it off with a small rag.
He sighed and sat down her bed. Today may have taken him an extra five minutes to get ready. Maybe. “We’re going to be late at this rate. You look beautiful without the makeup. If you look any more beautiful, people will think you’re a goddess.”
She smiled at him in the mirror. “Won’t you make your future wife happy?”
“Yes, yes, now can we go?”