The Blonde Quill is back in business! Took some time off from writing… well try 2 years off. This is lame but I was busy with life! Too busy to pursue my passions you ask? No, I was not too busy to pursue my passions, so that was my mistake. Anyways, I have learned a lot lately as I am in college for Apparel Design … Continue reading You Go Girl
Happy New Year! I’m certain 2017 will be a wonderful year full of success for those who are diligent. Resolutions for the new year are always difficult to keep, but with these helpful pointers I’m sure everyone can become closer to achieving their writing goals! … Continue reading Rules for Your Writing Resolutions
School has started and students everywhere are dreading early mornings, late nights with homework, and sports conditioning. These things only worry me a little bit, but I have bigger problems ahead of me. Last year I took the pass to use the restroom during my math class. Easy thing to do, use the bathroom and get back to class, but that’s not how it went. … Continue reading Unfortunate School
Conflict is a serious argument or problem. How are you using conflict in your story? Are you using it to develop your characters or are you writing little quarrels just to fill the pages? Conflict is a serious argument or problem, typically what motivates your character. Conflict is not to be taken lightly, it is a main part of your novel! Using this allows you … Continue reading What is Conflict?
Writers write. We dream, we think too much for our own good, and we people watch. All of these things help a writer complete a story, but what about your story? Journaling is writing down personal experiences, ideas, and reflections kept to one’s self. I can not stress the importance of journaling enough! Journaling has helped me in my faith with the Lord, through depression, … Continue reading Writing in a Journal
Characters are so exciting to develop. You create a back story, physical features, likes, dislikes, and flaws. Aspects like this build a real person hidden within the depth of your book, but you need to know exactly who your character is before you start writing. Just as the writer has a real personality, so should your characters. I would recommend finding out at least your … Continue reading Character Personalities
Revision and editing, two of the most dreaded words for many writers. Though these two words create stress and frustration in any writer, these mean different things. Revision is the act of going through your story and fixing holes in the plot, or perfecting the plot to your liking. Reading each every page changing events, characters, or even the setting. Editing, on the other hand, … Continue reading Revising & Editing