Category: Writing

Prologues: Yay or Nay?

Prologues: Yay or Nay?

One of my very goods friends and I find ourselves constantly revisiting this topic. So I thought I’d put it out there and get your thoughts, as avid readers, as writers, and as generally interesting people. What do you think about prologues? The Pros: They’re an easy way to give some background to your plot […]

April 21, 2017
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Always Remember that it’s CHARACTERS that Drive Your Story

Always Remember that it’s CHARACTERS that Drive Your Story

I found myself stuck in an outlining rut the other day. I’m about at my typical point of being stuck at the first major plot hole, roughly 15,000 words in. Go figure. Happens EVERY time I get to this point. I’m a bit of a plantser when it comes to writing. I work off of […]

April 7, 2017
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Fifteen Minute Ficlet: “Star” #15MF

Fifteen Minute Ficlet: “Star” #15MF

15 Minute Ficlets is a rekindled weekly writing challenge hosted over at The Literary Pheonix. (She’s doing it for fun, but I’m joining in! Woohoo!) Based on a single word, write a story in fifteen minutes.  The word count is irrelevant.  Just write your heart out for 15 minutes and be inspired by the word. […]

April 3, 2017
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Fifteen Minute Ficlet: “Acoustic” #15MF

Fifteen Minute Ficlet: “Acoustic” #15MF

15 Minute Ficlets is a rekindled weekly writing challenge hosted over at The Literary Pheonix. (She’s doing it for fun, but I’m joining in! Woohoo!) Based on a single word, write a story in fifteen minutes.  The word count is irrelevant.  Just write your heart out for 15 minutes and be inspired by the word. […]

March 27, 2017
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Camp NaNoWriMo Prep

Camp NaNoWriMo Prep

I’ve been busily preparing for Camp NaNoWriMo here at FaerieFits — I’m kind of treating the prep work as a warmup exercise or something so that I can full-bore when April gets here. Picking my pet Project I took quite a bit of time deciding which project I was going to work on. In November, […]

March 24, 2017
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Fifteen Minute Ficlet: “Maelstrom” #15MF

Fifteen Minute Ficlet: “Maelstrom” #15MF

15 Minute Ficlets is a rekindled weekly writing challenge hosted over at The Literary Pheonix. (She’s doing it for fun, but I’m joining in! Woohoo!) Based on a single word, write a story in fifteen minutes.  The word count is irrelevant.  Just write your heart out for 15 minutes and be inspired by the word. […]

March 20, 2017
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Glorious Q&A About Taylin from The Demon’s Assassin [Beautiful People]

Glorious Q&A About Taylin from The Demon’s Assassin [Beautiful People]

Welcome to another edition of Beautiful People, hosted by Cait @ Paper Fury & Sky @ Further Up & Further In. They host this awesome monthly feature wherein we explore our lovely characters in our WIPs. Hop on over to either of their posts for this month to join in! 😀 Hello everyone I’ve been doing […]

March 15, 2017
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Five Steps to Make a Kick-Ass Supporting Cast

Five Steps to Make a Kick-Ass Supporting Cast

We all know that supporting characters can make or break a book. While a book with a moderately ok supporting cast can certainly survive, and even thrive, it’s the books with stunning supporting characters that really stand out. How does one accomplish this? Don’t worry! I’ve created a step-by-step guide that is sure to give you […]

March 10, 2017
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Fifteen Minute Ficlet: “Blueberries” #15MF

Fifteen Minute Ficlet: “Blueberries” #15MF

15 Minute Ficlets is a rekindled weekly writing challenge hosted over at The Literary Pheonix. (She’s doing it for fun, but I’m joining in! Woohoo!) Based on a single word, write a story in fifteen minutes.  The word count is irrelevant.  Just write your heart out for 15 minutes and be inspired by the word. […]

March 6, 2017
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