Reading Like A Writer | What Has Changed About My Reading Habits

Last week, I shared a blog post chronicling my experiences reading Twilight for the first time (if you missed it, you can find it here). As I was working my way through the popular YA vampire drama/romance, I started making some realizations about my own reading habits. One in particular really caught my attention: it has […]

Read More

A Brief Class on Semicolons

Ahead of participating in an online course on Jane Austen’s life (which I wrote a post about), I reread many of her works and read those I had not. Among other things I noticed about her writing style was her frequent use of the semicolon. Take a look at these randomly-selected passages from three of Austen’s […]

Read More

A Change In The Atmosphere | ASMR’s Role In My Writing Habits

Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) is a trend that has been experiencing a massive rise in popularity on the internet in the past few years. It’s defined as, “a feeling of well-being combined with a tingling sensation in the scalp and down the back of the neck, as experienced by some people in response to a […]

Read More

Planners, Pantsers, and Plantsers ~ Oh, My! | Part Three : Plantsers

One of the coolest things about Twitter’s #WritingCommunity is its diversity. It’s a group of people from all over the world, at different stages of their writing journey, in a vast range of careers and fields—not to mention the innumerable genres out there. Each of these writers has developed and continues to evolve their particular […]

Read More