White silk curtains blew against the frame of the opened windows. Thick carpeted rugs cushioned her bare feet. Stained wooden floors glistened against daylight. Extravagant furniture decorated the room. Sitting at her vanity, brushing her hair, she imagined what her life had come to. Curl after curl she pinned to the top of her face.… Continue reading Vanity Reflection
If you didn't know, I've been having some issues with my laptop. Currently, I'm using a different computer my husband lovingly donated to my care. Which means all the websites, bookmarks, everything that I've stored for resources, is currently back to zero. Should this ever happen again, it would be beneficial to me to have… Continue reading Favorite Sites I Use For Character, Story Development & More
Physical descriptions of characters often are my least bit of concern. Scenery, done. Play with the senses of smell and taste, done! Descriptions of touch, ehh, I think I could get better at describing how a person is walking, if they're anxious, what that feels like or looks like, etc. But describing the actual characters...hmmm.… Continue reading I Do Not Describe My Characters Enough?
Tick. Tick. Tick. Snooze. Brrrrring! The alarm goes off. Sitting up straight, Jessica's hair masks her face. Groggy, she squints at the clock, while wiping the drool off of her cheek. How long had it been? "No!" She screams. Today was the day of the blog post. It was supposed to be THE blog post.… Continue reading Blogger’s Nightmare
Whistles steamed from the hot tea kettle. Chirping of birds joined the chorus alongside their fluttering of wings. Another busy morning at Grandma's. Honey drizzled cakes fresh out of the oven. A pie cooling off by the window. It was this window the townspeople envied. A window the town knew would always remain open. The… Continue reading Grandma’s Window
A flood of emotions fills you as you feel the end near. The pen finally falls from its final race. Ink exhausted. But, what's that? The pen now hovers in front of you, growling and gloating. "You're NOT done with ME yet!" You do not have to have a completed manuscript to edit. Many will… Continue reading Editing & 5 Things To Edit Better
T. R. are those cupcakes? Well, yes! Yes, they are! There are milestones people celebrate as bloggers and this milestone certainly is not going to be found on most bucket lists. It's not so much about celebrating, rather, being grateful for where I am now in mind, body, and spirit with Christ. Now, I've had… Continue reading My First Negative Comment