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Writing: placing words in a way that communicates something, can that something be categorized? Maybe not, so here’s a miscellaneous section to fix that simple problem. 

First Flying Lesson

Zack and Kai were identical twins. They had identically dark coloured skin that contrasted with their blond hair. They were the same height, had the same smile and the same cheeky habits that drove their parents insane. Their one differentiating characteristic was...

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“Father’s going to work in his office today, okay, Precious?” Henry set the breakfast of pancakes and fruit salad down in front of the little girl. She pulled her plate closer and nodded. “Okay, Father.” “That means you need to try not to make much noise. Stay inside....

King Joseph’s fight against slavery

Joseph had been coronated just yesterday after the sudden death of his father. He was sixteen, a child for all accounts. Yet there he was. The crown on his head, sat at a long table talking to people older and wiser than himself. Except one. To his left, his second...

King of Alchemy

It was another day in the palace. Another meeting like any other. Philip sat on his throne. His crown on the table next to him. He played with his sleeves as he feigned interest for what the advisor was saying. Henry, his main advisor and right-hand man, was taking...

Market Day

Itazu was sitting on the ground near her father’s desk; she had some paint she was getting all over the floor, the wall, her clothes and in her purple hair. Henry had noticed but chose to keep quiet. He’d promised to play with her today and instead an important form...

How to Inspiration

So many writers seek out inspiration, they reference it and credit it for their successes, they us it as an excuse for their failures. But I have learnt one thing from my book, and I’m going to be straightforward with you so pardon my language, inspiration don’t mean...

Giving a Part of you to your Characters

People talk about how every character has a little bit of the author in them. It’s a concept that kind of eluded me for a while, not because I didn’t do it, but because I didn’t realize how. I looked at my main character, brave and powerful, ready to stand up for what...

Where is Mom?

“Where is Mom?” Henry’s grip on his pen tightened. He didn’t turn around, didn’t move. His eyes glanced upwards. He could see the reflection of his daughter in the glass of the window over his desk. Her big purple eyes were wide, her head slightly tilted, her mouth...

Character Development

Something I have heard a million times before is that a character has to have an arc. That a character has to be different at the end of a book. Something that I fully believe in. But some people misunderstand this saying, and they interpret it as, “a character should...

From Idea to Book

So, got an idea for a book that you’ve been sitting on for literal years always reassuring yourself you’re going to start as soon as school ends? Yeah, this summer you’ll write the book! Well I got good news, and I got bad news. I’m going start with the bad news, but...