#takeonnews: Trolling

With Halloween less than a week away, when I read the article about internet trolls at Grammarly’s blog, I thought it was work a jaunt through a bit of research. Trolls are part of Halloween, right? § Internet Troll: a person who sows discord on the Internet by starting quarrels or upsetting people, by posting … Continue reading #takeonnews: Trolling

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Mental Illness in Fiction

As I inchmeal along in my WiP, I feel a compelling allurement to the general theme of my story, namely how mental illness affects a person’s life. It may seem simple at first. Reality gets distorted. That answers the what, but how about the how, why, and when? We may know people who battle these … Continue reading Mental Illness in Fiction

Maybe Self-Doubt isn’t Bad

As of late, I’ve been coming across hoards of articles about how we should feel about ourselves. Writers are telling me in their blog posts about how to somehow feel marvelous when I’m writing, no matter where I am in my WiP, no matter what obstacles I’m facing. Feel-good web sites are giving me advice … Continue reading Maybe Self-Doubt isn’t Bad

Describing the Doubt and Fear

After reading Phoebe Quinn’s post at A Writing Path, I began to question how much effort I’m really putting into my writing. Her article wasn’t about effort, but somehow it triggered those types of thoughts in me. Do I give it my all? Don’t get me wrong here. I’m not saying I’ve been expecting great … Continue reading Describing the Doubt and Fear