Using ELA Skills to Create Content (PART 1)

How can you use Pixar’s 22 Storytelling rules for social media?

Road to Valentines Day

I’m not usually a big celebrator of Valentines Day but I thought it might be fun to share some of my favorite books and book accessories leading up to the holiday for those who needs gift ideas or are looking for books to read themed for the holiday. Let’s start today! Day 1: Disney ValentinesContinue reading “Road to Valentines Day”

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”

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”

Spotify Playlist for Writing

When I write I find that music helps me concentrate, and I always try to find music that goes with the theme of what I’m writing at the time. In the case of A Royal Mind, I felt it had a Celtic feeling to it and I found a playlist on Spotify that served asContinue reading “Spotify Playlist for Writing”

BLOG GIVEAWAY

My goal with becoming an author is to help people find adventure through the pages of a book. I wrote A Royal Mind with the vision of creating a world readers could escape to and enjoy. I hope when you read my novel or even my children’s book series Adelyn’s Amazing Adventures, that you feelContinue reading “BLOG GIVEAWAY”

Making Goals in the New Year

I love making goals for the new year. I try to stick with them, and I’ve learned not to let the goals become a noose. I know it’s cliché to make my first blog post focus on my goals for the new year but so be it, I’ll add a little extra though and shareContinue reading “Making Goals in the New Year”

Christmas Writing Challenge 2021

Last year I did 25 Days of Christmas books- well at least I tried to do all 25 days but I struggled a little to do them all between school and general life. This year instead of having to find time to read and review 25 books I was inspired by Pinterest and chose toContinue reading “Christmas Writing Challenge 2021”