My Top 5 Youtubers and What They Can Teach Us About Telling Stories

My favorite social media is Youtube by far so it tends to influence the way I write. These are my favorite storytellers on youtube. I left their links so please check them out and support them! Super Carlin Brothers Ben and J explain ideas like everything is a huge plot twist and it’s charming. They…

My 6 Favorite Books From Childhood

    All writers have to get their spark from somewhere. For me, it was middle school, the peak of my reading career. These are my favorite books from that time. I won’t summarise them because you can find that anywhere.     Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism You wouldn’t know how…

The 10 Best Stories Told by Songs

When people ask me what type of music I listen to I tell them ‘Story Songs’. I don’t have one genre I listen to but I do like plot a lot. So there are some of the songs that have made the biggest impression on me in my short life. These are some of my…

Story Review: Love Stage!

Love stage is the perfect into anime to the queer anime community even if you aren’t sure you’re a part of it. After years of idolizing a girl, he met on a film when they were children Ryoma finally is able to meet up with her again only to learn Izumi is actually a boy….

A Note on How to Write Gay Fiction

I have found that people are most interested in the things they know the least about. One of my most popular posts is ‘How to write characters with dyslexia’ in which I try to help people better understand what dyslexia effects in my life. It was not until just a moment ago that I realized I…

Writing in Character Voice; Tips and Tricks

Maintaining character voice is one of the trickiest things in writing but I feel creating a distinct character voice could be trickier. Overall, character voice is often neglected in the writing community. Lots of people write all their character all in the same voice, that’s what I’m here to remedy today. Font Yes, font! You might…

Books on Marketing your Writing and Building Your Platform

I’m currently reading two books about how to market your novel. These both mostly focus on building your platform. “Sell Your Book Like WildFire” and “Your First 1000 Copies” both have similar content but their approach is entirely different. Your First 1000 Copies is a very fun seemingly up to date book for having been written in…

Do I Recommend Lynda.com to Writers?

We’ve all seen the ads for lynda.com where you learn skills for a small fee but I recently had the opportunity to try it out for free. My main goal when reading on there was to learn writing skills. When I went on there for the first time… I was Initially Disappointed When I saw the…