Fellow Writers: Different Styles for Different Writers

It’s not a secret that everyone is different. We look around and find differences everywhere. Your next door neighbor doesn’t sweep the freshly mowed grass off his sidewalk like you do. The mailman is careless and always ends up putting someone else’s mail in your box while you always make sure everything is where it [...]

Fellow Writers: The Thing about Backstories

When you are developing characters for your story you need to know them inside and out. What is their favorite color? What is their favorite food? Do they like video games? If not, why? What is their biggest fear—logical or not? What is their goal in life? What was their fondest childhood memory? Who are [...]

Fellow Writers: Nothing New Under the Sun

There is nothing new under the sun. We've all heard that saying, and as writers we hate it. A lot. We want to write something new, fresh, inventive. We want to be original. We want to write something the world has never seen. Tell that story that's never been told. Or has it? It is [...]

The Thanks Box

A while back, I saw I post on Tumblr. It looked something like this: That sparked an idea for me. I went to my family and told them, "What if we had a Thanks Box?" They replied, "A Thanks Box? What is that?" I said, "Our Thanks Box will be the box we put all [...]