Prompts

Writing Prompt No. 51

Your father confesses that he had a wish granted by a genie - but it has some downsides. What do you think of this week's writing prompt? Let me know in the comments below!

an image of a world with a saw on the left and a hammer on the right to depict worldbuilding
worldbuilding

Worldbuilding: Weather and Seasons

Anyone who’s lived in Arizona for a couple of years can tell you that there’s minimal seasonal change. Although spring tends to be windier than most of the other seasons, it’s a dry climate and the majority of plants that grow natively in the desert are meant to survive in that dryness. It’s no surprise… Continue reading Worldbuilding: Weather and Seasons

Exercises, General

Project NaNoWriMo 2022

November is literally tomorrow! That means that NaNoWriMo kicks off at midnight tonight. If you haven’t already signed up or announced your project, this is your last chance. If you need or want an extra writing buddy, you can find me on the NaNo site as WrittenVixen. This year I’m both nervous and excited for… Continue reading Project NaNoWriMo 2022

Exercises, General

Plotting Exercises

Of all three major story elements, plot can arguably be the trickiest to master. In simplified terms, plot is the progression of events in a story. That doesn’t mean chronological order however—alongside linear plots there are parallels, flashbacks, episodic, circular and so many more plots. Mastering plot however, doesn’t need to be difficult. There are… Continue reading Plotting Exercises