Okay, nobody actually writes in cursive anymore. Unless you’re from the ancient days when handwriting was an actual subject in school. Like my mom. But hey, it’s an alliteration and it sounds cooler than ‘Keys or Pens?’, or ‘Keys or Handwriting?’, or ‘Keys or Block Letters?’. So I lured you in here. Sue me. This question, no matter how it’s worded, stems from the fact that somewhere through … Continue reading Keys or Cursive?
I’ve been having some trouble recently. Some reading trouble. I’ve been reading a lot of books, and I’ve been going through Goodreads lists, checking bestseller lists, trying to figure out which books are on the rise and which are overrated, but I can’t seem to find the books I want to read. The books I have read are good, but not great. The last book I read … Continue reading What Are You Reading?
Plenty of inspiration to be had on this weekend. Continue reading Memorial Day
Not literally – though if you have literally been struck by lightning you can answer that question, too – but have you ever had an idea so explosive and exciting pop into your head that you felt you just had to go with it? I have to admit that this does not happen to me very often. Ideas pop into my head all the time, … Continue reading Have You Ever Been Struck by Lightning?
I’ve seen this question posted on just about every blog out there in the universe. Why do you blog? (As a side note, when did ‘blog’ become a verb? It’s like asking, why do I book? Or, do you guys want to hang out later and television? Maybe afterward we can beer and food). But I’ll roll with it (I’m part of the generation that invented … Continue reading Why Do You Blog?
A few weeks ago I wrote a post about the magic of coffee. Today I want to touch on the second motivational tool that makes my writing world tick. Music. I know that not every writer listens to music while they write – some prefer silence, some prefer listening to the hum of activity around them, and some can simply write in any situation. I, however, … Continue reading What Do You Listen To As You Write?
It’s been a while since my last post, but I promise I haven’t forgotten about this blog. For the past two weeks I’ve gotten through the last four finals of my college career, been to beach week for one final celebration with all of my friends, and walked at graduation (without tripping and falling). All of that has kept me away from FictionAllDay and from writing in … Continue reading Graduation