Wrong Bodied, Iron Wrought, Belly-up Fish

โ€œCome dance.โ€ She stares at the outstretched hand. Elegant, if a strong, clawed hand broader than her face can be called such a thing. Veins worm their way through the back, and what she can see of the underside is calloused, smeared in dirt, and startlingly pink. Eliza takes a step back. The elfโ€™s smile … Continue reading Wrong Bodied, Iron Wrought, Belly-up Fish

Writing Theory 101: As You Are

When we talk about writing, we sometimes have the tendency to skip over one of the most vital and basic parts of writing: the, uh, actual writing. If writing theory is all the thinking, planning, analysis, philosophizing, and debate that surrounds writing, then at some point, inevitably, we are going to have to talk about … Continue reading Writing Theory 101: As You Are

What Do We Talk About When We Talk About Writing?

I've started four or five posts in the last few months, all of which trailed into the weeds and never came back out for various reasons. But I've been thinking, in the spaces between writing attempts. Just thinking. What are we talking about when we talk about writing? I mean sure, we get the usual … Continue reading What Do We Talk About When We Talk About Writing?

A Critique of K.M. Weiland’s Secrets of Story Structure Series

I'll be outright: I'm not a fan of it. Frequenters of this blog shouldn't be surprised, since I tout no rules writing enough to sound like a broken record, but as I've started diving deeper into why no rules this and subjectivity that, I figured it would be worth it to go in depth and … Continue reading A Critique of K.M. Weiland’s Secrets of Story Structure Series

Happy First International Asexuality Day! ๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿค๐Ÿ’œ

Little different than the normal pace of things, but happy first ever International Asexuality Day! Aces like myself lack sexual attraction, and since that's a statement riddled with misunderstanding, I thought I'd take a moment to talk real quick about what attraction is and how it can show up differently for different people. This is … Continue reading Happy First International Asexuality Day! ๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿค๐Ÿ’œ