On this page you can find all my writing tips, tricks and references from the past year! 

Writing Reference: Touch and Types of Consent

You’ve probably all seen the typical post about how consent in sexy and cool and the phrase “can I kiss you?” is way more attractive than any sudden surprise kiss.  And I agree, but I also acknowledge that consent comes in many forms and those words aren’t...

Ways characters do evil things without being evil

No human is perfect and the questions of good and bad is an ongoing debate.  But I’m not a philosophy major so I’m not going to get into that. Instead I’m just here to discuss some ways characters can do bad things without changing sides. 1.- Ignorance, of any...

How I write “shifters”

Shifters: basically species that shift. In my books I have several. Dragons shift between human and dragon form. Werewolves have several forms and vampires too.  One of the problems with writing this kind of species is it can feel like a cop-out. Yeah they’re...

Writing different cultures (sub-cultures)

I recall reading once a post here on Tumblr, one of those sci-fi ones, and it talked about languages, about when writing aliens people often gave the whole species a single language even though humans have a bunch. And it was interesting insight. But one I kind of...

Some slightly different wordlbuilding activities

Ones I haven’t seen as often but apply myself.  1.- Bedtimes stories you tell to children, or lullabies. They can be based in location or species. They can tell us about the world, history, beliefs or something specific about a creature. It can be fun to think of...