What inspires you to write? Sometimes we call it the muse, and when you feel it, the words fly. This can be stories by other authors, but more than likely, it's something out there in the world that draws out your imagination and inspires you to write. I can make a list of things that … Continue reading Finding Inspiration During Writer’s Block
If you've ever attempted to write a high fantasy story, you may have encountered the dreaded experience of world building. Actually, there are many genres that require world building besides high fantasy, but this sticks out as being one of the largest genres where writers have trouble getting that perfect feeling for their world. I … Continue reading World Building For Beginners
Have you ever wondered why our favorite horror fiction scares us so much? You could say it has to do with how it's crafted or the fact that it contains some pretty creepy monsters, but the psychology of fear stems a lot from the environment in which it was created, and subsequently perceived. Kat, uh, … Continue reading How Environment Shapes Horror
With the dawn of a new year, one of my goals was to read more books. It's something I've always struggled with before I started taking antidepressants, but I found that as soon as I was medicated, I was able to concentrate better and retain more information. With this new development, I began devouring books … Continue reading Why Is Stephen King So Popular?