House of Dominic

“Let’s knock on Dominic’s house,” the girl said. “No way!” shouted her friends in unison. The girl glowered at the rag-tag group of fake monsters before her. There was a ghost, a reaper, a spider queen, and a guy dressed as a banana. The girl was wearing a red hood and rubber fangs in her … Continue reading House of Dominic

Dense Circle (Warriors Cats fanfic)

       Goldenpaw kept low the ground, careful to keep her tail still and above the leaves. The trees cast shadows across the undergrowth and in the distance, the horizon was beginning to turn pink.         Goldenpaw crept forward, picking her way over twigs and fallen branches. The smell of mouse filled … Continue reading Dense Circle (Warriors Cats fanfic)

Coal Field (Warriors Cats fanfic)

(I forgot to use the word pursue. Nevermind, I just did.) Blazepaw let Icedawn take the lead as the two cats padded quietly through the dark pine forest. Above them, slim rays of sunlight filtered through the dense pine needles, casting small circles of light on the smooth floor. Blazepaw picked his way silently through … Continue reading Coal Field (Warriors Cats fanfic)

Blast Fly (Warriors Cats fanfic)

“It’s only temporary.” Blazepaw glanced at the white she-cat sitting next to him and flicked his tail warily. In the clearing, the cats of ShadowClan were beginning to slip out of their dens, stretching in the morning sunlight. The dawn patrol had already left and Sunclaw, the ShadowClan deputy, was busy organizing hunting and border … Continue reading Blast Fly (Warriors Cats fanfic)

Show Not Tell

Today’s Tip: Show Not Tell Details are essential to a good story. It builds the setting, moves the plot forward, and creates tension that makes readers sit at the edge of their seats. If you guys like show and tell, I’m sorry to say that this is show NOT tell. Who: Showing not Telling What: … Continue reading Show Not Tell

Writing Tips 16

Today’s Tip: Groups If you’re reading this right now, you’re already in one. Some people find this helpful, others prefer independence. However, writing groups can come in handy when you’re writing your story. Who: Groups What: group of writers who give each other feedback on their works When: anytime Where: wherever you chose to meet … Continue reading Writing Tips 16

Writing Tips 15

Today’s Tip: Revision Every author’s gotta go back to revise their story. You can’t expect your novel to be the perfect bestseller on the first try. If it is, OMG TELL ME YOUR SECRET. MUST. HAVE. I know it’s a pain to go through all of that hard work only to go through it again. … Continue reading Writing Tips 15

Writing Tips 14

Today’s Tip: Writer’s Block Again I know I've talked about this somewhere in my earlier tips. We can never get rid of writer’s block. It just something that comes with. Every writer is afraid of it and often, writers succumb to it. It’s dangerous, it’s discouraging, and it’s a writer’s worst enemy. Who: Writer’s Block … Continue reading Writing Tips 14

Writing Tips 13

Today’s Tip: Ending Well, we’ve talked a lot about beginnings. Now let’s explore the endings. Endings are just as important as beginnings, if not more crucial. For a series, the ending of one book determines whether or not the reader will read the next one. Who: Endings What: how the story finishes Where: at the … Continue reading Writing Tips 13

Writing Tips 12 (it’s been a while…)

Today’s Tip: Point of View The three most common POVs in novels are first person, third person, and third person omniscient. First person includes pronouns like “me, myself, and I”. Third person uses “he, she, him, her”. Third person omniscient means “the all knowing”, which is when you know every character’s thoughts and feelings, not … Continue reading Writing Tips 12 (it’s been a while…)