Writer’s! Don’t Forget To Exercise!

Exercise is important even as a writer. Having a job where you spend most of the time sitting in front of a computer means you have a fairly sedentary life. It is very important to keep moving. Not a lot of people know this but there are health risks to sitting. In fact, according to the Mayo Clinic, there is a 125% increased risk of having a heart event. Not to mention you will gain weight like crazy. So it is important to get moving. Not only is it important for your health but it can be important for your eye sight and thought process. Continue reading Writer’s! Don’t Forget To Exercise!

Show Don’t Tell Made Easy

If you are having trouble with show don’t tell just act it out. A tell will quickly become clear. In time it will just become second nature to you when you are writing your first draft. Even I still have trouble with show don’t tell at times and I think most authors do. I have heard authors with four books still having issues with “Show Don’t Tell” on their first drafts. So chin up if you need this little tool, I think most of us could use it. Continue reading Show Don’t Tell Made Easy

The Daily Ten Minute Writing Session

Now you only have to write about 200 words a day to finish a book in a year. A book being defined as 80,000 words; I am assuming you are going for mass market. This article is slightly less than 500 words so you could finish your book in half a year if you write something as long as this a day. Not so bad huh? So why not stop reading my page and go spend ten minutes writing. Trust me, you will accomplish a great amount if you just write! Continue reading The Daily Ten Minute Writing Session

Lyorta Vol.1: Chapter 6

CHAPTER 6: THE QUEEN’S ERRANT ELVEN BLOOD I 868 CE “2nd Season, 5th Moon, 3rd Week, 4th Day” ~Far West Iest Kingdom, In The City Of Taber At Nightfall   The constant clanking and banging of cups and iron fill the dimly lit hall as small talk abounds.  Good music and cheer saturate the air along with the chatter of a small fire crackling at … Continue reading Lyorta Vol.1: Chapter 6

Lyorta Vol. 1: Chapter 5

CHAPTER 5: BROTHER’S ORDERS BROTHER’S LOYALTY II 868 RA “2nd Season, 5th Moon, 3rd Week, 4th Day” ~Golgotha, At The City Of Belcross   Wolgraft watches the arrival precession of his brother from the balcony of the Reed Arms Tavern. The streets of Belcross are alive with good cheer and celebration raining with flowers and confetti.  “He loves this,” Wolgraft said aloud.  His sister, Ariest waves … Continue reading Lyorta Vol. 1: Chapter 5

Lyorta Vol. 1: Chapter 4

CHAPTER 4: A STRANGER FROM HAVEN THE WANDERING PRINCESS II 868 RA “2nd Season, 5th Moon, 2nd Week, 5th Day” ~The Southern Kingdom, Deep In The Pridelands’ Hunting Grounds Crimson orange moss covered the ground for as far as the eye could see.  The vast sea is only interrupted by the occasional patch of grass or twisted tree. The songs of birds and insectoid chatter … Continue reading Lyorta Vol. 1: Chapter 4