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Writing Advice from the Greats

What a fine day for random writing advice from amazing authors! If you're having trouble focusing on your NaNoWriMo project and want some inspiration (or just a distraction), I've got you! For no particular reason, I want to share with you some advice/inspiration for writing terribly, writing description, and writing speculative fiction. Why these three… Continue reading Writing Advice from the Greats

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Competitions for Speculative Fiction Writers

Hello there! So recently, I was flipping through Writer's Market 2019 (if you haven't already seen a copy of this newest edition or even one of the older ones, I highly recommend it because it's an amazingly resourceful book). I was looking for competitions for works of speculative fiction because, well, that's mainly what I write.… Continue reading Competitions for Speculative Fiction Writers

Book Talk, Music, My Writing, Writers' Resource, Writing Tips

Lord of the Music: In Summary

For literature enthusiasts and film enthusiasts alike, there is one story with which everyone is more or less familiar: The Lord of the Rings.  It's a tale of good versus evil that has withstood the test of time and remains one of the leading fantasy stories in fiction to date. J.R.R. Tolkien uses successful literary devices… Continue reading Lord of the Music: In Summary

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Lord of the Music: Examples of Nondiegetic Music

For literature enthusiasts and film enthusiasts alike, there is one story with which everyone is more or less familiar: The Lord of the Rings.  It's a tale of good versus evil that has withstood the test of time and remains one of the leading fantasy stories in fiction to date. J.R.R. Tolkien uses successful literary devices… Continue reading Lord of the Music: Examples of Nondiegetic Music