5 Writing Challenges I want to try

So, I like Pinterest. I like it quite a bit. I go there to get creative ideas for all sorts of things: craft projects, cheap romantic dates ideas, cooking recipes. I also use it for story prompts and ideas. Occasionally, I've even found a few writing challenges I'd like to try someday. Maybe they will …

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Is “Said” Dead?

So anyone who has spent anytime browsing the writer's side of Pinterest will have come across several pins related to the use of the word "said" as a dialogue tag. Many of them have the catchy slogan "Said is dead" followed by a plethora of other dialogue tags one could use instead. For example: muttered, …

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Book Reviews: The Warrior Heir/ The Wizard Heir/ The Dragon Heir

So recently I decided to re-read the Heir Chronicles by Chinda Williams Chima. It's a Young Adult, Sub-Urban Fantasy series set in Ohio. One of the reasons I chose to do this is because these books are so re-readable. Seriously, the first book especially, I had read twice already and I didn't remember a whole …

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