Welcome to part 2 of using Pixar’s 22 Storytelling Rules to create content on social media! Rule #2: “You gotta keep in mind what’s interesting to you as an audience, not what’s fun to do as a writer. They can be very different.” Now, if you’re like me you’ve seen how the trend on socialContinue reading “Using Pixar Storytelling Rules to Create Content (PART 2)”
Category Archives: Writing Tips
Using ELA Skills to Create Content (PART 1)
How can you use Pixar’s 22 Storytelling rules for social media?
Comics and Creative Writing
Lately I’ve been looking into how I can implement comics into my ELA classes. I’ve learned that students may be overwhelmed by large novels, even if they’re on their level, but hand them a comic and they’ll read multiple in one sitting. Some educators may not think students can get much out these but IContinue reading “Comics and Creative Writing”
It’s been just a little over a month since I self-published my first novel A Royal Mind (PURCHASE HERE) and I thought I had learned a lot from my mistakes after publishing my children’s books but boy I still have a lot to learn. Which shouldn’t surprise me because we can always keep learning andContinue reading “Self-Publishing Journey”
My FAVORITE Writing Quotes
As we wrap up January (wow that feels weird to type) I wanted to share a collection of my favorite quotes about writing and art in general. Enjoy! “They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those dream only by night.” – Edgar Allan Poe “If you don’t see the bookContinue reading “My FAVORITE Writing Quotes”
How to Create a Media Kit
When you have a brand- whether as an author, blogger, or small business owner, you need to have a media kit. What is a media kit? Basically, it’s a group of documents with information about you and your brand. It can include your social media numbers (ie: followers, likes, saves, etc). It’s something that youContinue reading “How to Create a Media Kit”
Balancing Life and Writing
How do we balance life and writing? Read this!
Tips for Finding an Editor
Looking for an editor? Make sure you do your research!
Creating a Fictional World
My biggest hurdle in creating A Royal Mind was creating an entire world. I felt like I had magic as I was creating Veridi and the entire kingdom of Ignis. I of course turned to Pinterest for tips, and I found a couple great websites to help me in my quest. To create a world,Continue reading “Creating a Fictional World”
Books on Writing
Over the past year I’ve begun purchasing writing help books. Ones with writing prompts and others that help me learn better techniques to refine my craft. Here are the two I purchased last year and that I would highly recommend. The Writer’s Idea Thesaurus by Fred White https://shopstyle.it/l/bCSEZ I love this book because it providesContinue reading “Books on Writing”