Your writing is sacred even before it is finished. Whether you keep in a notebook and write out on the front lawn or you keep it on your computer and compose at your desk, the space you create in is also sacred and should be treated that way by you and everyone else. As I’veContinue reading “WTT: Privacy (repost)”
Where do you stand on the E-Book/Hard Copy argument? Do you prefer the feel and the smell of the book in your hand? Do you like having all of your books with you at one time? Or are you like me… do you prefer both?
Welcome back for the exciting conclusion to It’s My Handy Dandy… Everything! I will be discussing two more applications to help you keep your writing organized.
Writing can take up a lot of space. Ok, my writing takes up a lot of space-maybe you are organized-I’m not. Writing takes up space somewhere and if you are working on multiple pieces, or long pieces for that matter, it can get pretty hard to keep track of your progress and your plot. For that reason, I am tellingContinue reading “It’s My Handy Dandy… Everything! (part 1) (repost)”
Having your first draft critiqued can be hard, especially if it took some time to complete, but it will only get better if you are positive about its criticism. You can’t improve your writing if you think it’s already perfect. If it’s the first draft-believe me when I say this-it’s shitty.
I am taking two classes this semester. I have my required Core I: Theories and Techniques of Writing class as well as Fiction Workshop and I’m honestly looking forward to this semester. Both classes look like they are going to be right up my alley and will be a lot of fun. I was talkingContinue reading “Some Writing Assignments”
Whooo boy this is a tough one that even I have trouble with. Try not to edit what you’re writing while you are writing it. Keep this in mind especially with longer pieces.
Maybe you’ve seen the “Let’s eat Grandma!” example, maybe you know about the strippers named Hitler and Stalin, maybe you think commas are like sprinkles and they make your ice cream-like writing taste better and look pretty. Who knows. Perhaps you’re one of those overly excited writers!!! You know, the ones who like to putContinue reading “WTT: Punctual Punctuation”
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In just a few days, I start my first semester as a grad student at Rowan University. Just the anticipation made me think about how different I am now, then when I started college back in 2005. I graduated high school in 2005 and went straight into college. No breaks. Not even one semester becauseContinue reading “Just Some Ramblings”