Book writing workshop (summer goals)

Book writing workshop (summer goals)

I refuse to believe anybody actually reads my blog, so I use it as a space to declare intentions and organize my thoughts. Recently, I asked my audience about whether they’d like some kind of online summer writing camp or workshop and what I should focus on – that gave me some clarity on my

A Dive into English Idioms and Their Meanings

A Dive into English Idioms and Their Meanings

I taught English for a few years before getting my PhD in Literature. I was pretty awful with younger kids (one 3 year old punched me), but once they got pretty fluent, we could move on to the funner, but weird English stuff. Like all writers, I love a creative metaphor or analogy, but sometimes

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Writing Retreats

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Writing Retreats

In the hustle and bustle of daily life, finding the time and space to focus on your writing can be a challenge. That’s where writing retreats come in. These immersive experiences provide the perfect environment for writers to escape the distractions of everyday life, focus on their craft, and find inspiration in new surroundings. Whether...

Mastering the Art of Persuasion: A Deep Dive into Rhetorical Devices

Mastering the Art of Persuasion: A Deep Dive into Rhetorical Devices

Hey, there word lovers! You know those moments in literature that make you pause, reread, and go “Wow, that was brilliant”? Often, these are the handiwork of clever rhetorical devices. Whether you’re a writer aiming to elevate your craft or a reader looking to deepen your appreciation for literature, knowing your rhetorical...