Books Quotes to Make You Think of Spring (or just warm weather in general)

So I um...took a hiatus last week. Whoopsies. Being now entirely "self-employed" I've gotten rather busy and a lot time I look at my schedule for the day and it's either "write a blog or edit my novel" and editing my novel wins every time. Sorry fellas. BUT, to remedy this, I'm going to start … Continue reading Books Quotes to Make You Think of Spring (or just warm weather in general)

Should You Read Nonfiction as a Fiction Writer?

I don't know about anyone else, but I LOVE reading nonfiction. Evidence: Writers are constantly berated with the fact that they need to read fiction. That they need to read within their genre. And WE DO NEED TO READ FICTION. I mean, we make fiction, so we better be familiar with it. But you know … Continue reading Should You Read Nonfiction as a Fiction Writer?

“Should You Read When You are Writing?”

"Should you read when you are writing?" This is a common writer question. Will reading a book influence your writing and hence forth ruin it? Will you automatically start plagiarizing? WILL THE WORLD END AS WE KNOW IT??? I'm not here today to talk about principles, about the dangers of plagiarizing, or the effect outside … Continue reading “Should You Read When You are Writing?”