How To Be A Writer: 13 Required Quirks #MondayBlogs #Writer @AkkalonAS

When fantasy author A.S. Akkalon told me she had been studying the online world of writers and learning about their peculiar ways I knew she had to write me a guest post on her findings. Posts on this topic are always welcome on BlondeWriteMore. A.S. Akkalon describes herself as a fantasy author who puts dreams […]

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Embracing Your Inner Weirdo #MondayBlogs #Writer @a_m_cullens

Inner weirdo, Being weird

One things I love about Instagram is how it enables you to connect with amazing creative people through the medium of photos. I am so grateful to Instagram as it has allowed me to meet the very talented Adelise M Cullens who describes herself as a ‘hugger, writer, reader and lover of colourful hair’.  Her Instagram […]

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How To Survive The Challenging First Draft #SundayBlogShare #AmWriting

writing, first drafts, writers

In my experience there are different types of first drafts: The Gushing First Draft. There are stories which will quite simply gush out of you. Words will pour onto the page and before you know it there will be a rough manuscript staring back at you. If you are reading this and are new to […]

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How To Handle Attention Seeking Minor Characters #SundayBlogShare #AmWriting

#writing #characters

If you have never rolled your eyes at a minor character, who has ideas above their station, and then found yourself shouting, through your laptop screen,Β “will you stop being such an attention grabbing minor character!” Β – you haven’t lived! Some minor characters are born into your story knowing they are never going to be centre […]

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What Is On Your Bad Writing Day Playlist? #SundayBlogShare #AmWriting

Writers

We all have bad writing days.Β A bad writing day is when all literary hope has disappeared. You might have been on the receiving end of a few rejections, you might have been given some stinging criticism from a moody beta-reader or you might be finding that your words are not showing any signs of promise. […]

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Why Writers Are Like Superheroes #MondayBlogs #ASMSG #Writers

writers

I have decided that writers are like superheroes. Its been something I have been thinking about a lot lately, being a superhero. Does anyone else fight daily urges to wear a cape, a Lycra suit and save the world? So, whilst visualising myself as a caped crusader I came across the image for this post […]

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