It’s not just yelling “I love you” across the room. (Although, it does help). It’s a love that flows like the air flows through the sky. It twists around your home, filling every crevasse with its gentle touch. You can feel it when you pause and breathe in deeply. It tastes of cakes and ice … More Love (Stories on a Theme – “Family”)
Not just in your story, but in life. Change brings you new opportunities, new challenges, new places to explore and experience. Change can be scary. Change is good because it is scary. It’ll be alright. You’ll be alright. Maybe, it’ll be brilliant.
July has come and gone. This month has been a lesson in managing my time, finding time to do some exercise, and finally get a sourdough dough that didn’t overprove before going into the oven. We’re still in the weird world of lockdown. I’m still working from home for the near foreseeable (much to the … More Start Again (July Update)
Yes, it’s all in my head. I know that, I live here. I am here. To say “it’s all in your head” to someone implies you think they made it up. They’re lying. You know why? Because you can’t see it. And if you can’t see it, you can’t validate it. And to you, if … More In Your Head (Stories on a Theme – “Isolate”)
We all have two buckets inside of us, the negative bucket and the positive bucket. Focus on filling up the positive bucket. Save every compliment, every kind word, every award, every success into that bucket. When times are hard. When you’re scared. When you’re wringing your hands. Bouncing your leg. Heart pounding. Remember the positive … More The Positive Bucket (Monday Inspiration)
There are hundreds upon hundreds of tools out there on the internet to teach you the fundamental parts of a story. However, I want to tell you a secret- Come closer. Closer still. Listening? You don’t have to follow all of those plot structures all of the time. Now, don’t get me wrong, there is … More How To: Basics of Plotting
Sometimes it’s easier to be harsh than it is kind. Kindness takes self reflection. A pause before you respond. It takes selflessness to be kind. To choose a better path even if your feels demand another. But even though it harder, the world deserves more kindness in it. So try to be kind. First posted … More Kind – (From the Archives)
Enough – What does it mean to just be? (Genre – General, Genre – Introspective, Rating: PG) To be is enough. To breathe is enough. To smile is enough. Enough sometimes feels like it is a level to achieve. Enough sometimes feels like a pause before the storm. Or before the success. Enough is to go … More Enough – (From the Archives)
Sometimes it’s easier to be harsh than it is kind. Kindness takes self reflection. A pause before you respond. It takes selflessness to be kind. To choose a better path even if your feels demand another. But even though it harder, the world deserves more kindness in it. So try to be kind.
Why everyone should read a fantasy book at least once in their lives. … More Why you should try the fantasy genre (at least once)