Neologisms- Creating, evolving language

Neologism (noun) means to create new words or expressions, or give new meaning to existing words and expressions. As word crafters, we are allowed to create all kinds of words or phrases. Such verbs, nouns, and even phrases can give birth to new meanings. Perhaps someday, those words can become part of our modern day …

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Myself as a character

A few years ago I happened upon the writing tip of giving conflicts to your main character. Some authors suggest torturing them, to force them outside of their safe zones they’ve built in their life. You don’t do this just out of some twisted cruelty…well, maybe some authors do that, but there is a good …

Writing Motivation: Who will be next?

I really enjoyed this video, where it touches upon not just writing, not just writer’s block, but the raw emotions that writers endure. Even more beautiful is how the video illustrates this through scenes from movies (many about authors) to show you, not just tell you, the pain, joy, and adventure that writing is all …

Publishing through many outlets

I came across this interesting article on publishing with the various on-demand publishing sites. Don’t forget to bookmark the page since it lists some great sites to look into publishing. The author makes a good point to spread out over many publishing outlets, but bear in mind that for Amazon ‘s KDP Select program, you …