Category: the art of writing

Better Call Saul: Literary Theme

Spoiler Warning: this post contains spoilers for season one of the AMC television show Better Call Saul. If you haven’t seen it yet and don’t want it to be spoiled, you can watch it on Netflix. You can also purchase…

Writing with the 9 Senses

Note: This post was inspired by a workshop led by writer/actor/playwright Tom Laveen, where I originally learned about the lesser known of the 9 senses. If you have an opportunity to attend one of his workshops, do it! I highly…

Comicon Reading List for Writers

  Hi, everyone! I spent this last weekend at Phoenix Comicon. It was my first ever Comicon, but it definitely won’t be my last! There were tons of programs for aspiring writers, ranging from panels titled “Tension on Every Page”…

The Three Phases of Creative Writing

  There are three phases of creative writing: planning, writing, and revision. To be a productive writer, it’s important to stay focused while working. Read on to learn the different components of each phase, and how they can help you…

How Filter Words Make Your Writing Boring

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