How I learned to write

Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. It was a while ago when I discovered I wanted to be a writer. Someone who can paint a picture with words. I thought it would be easy. I thought my day would go like this: every morning, I would wander out of bed and [...]

Happy Birthday to Am I Write!

On July 10th, 2019, at 5:22 pm, I started my blog and published my first post. The decision to do that was an (off-brand version of a) spur of the moment decision. Since then, this blog has gotten more and more fun to write. Today, Am I Write? is turning one-year(s) old. Because of this, [...]

Lit Literature: Inherit the Wind

When the whole world was covered with water, there was nuthin' but worms and blobs of jelly. And you and your whole family was worms!— Howard, Inherit the Wind First, An Important Piece Of Truth This 1955 play-in-the-form-of-a-book (or is it a book-in-the-form-of-a-play?) is a fiction adaptation of the 1925 Scopes "Monkey" Trial. The author's [...]

Lit Literature: Fiction Writer’s Edition

I thought for this post, I'd do something new. So here you go. The Fiction Writer's Edition of Lit Literature. In this post, I'll give you the breakdown on some of the best books for fiction writers. And at the end, I have some good news you should take a look at (just to make [...]

Turning Back Time: Chapter 2

All right! It's (almost) been a month. That means it is time... for chapter two of my novella, "Turning Back Time"! The title of this chapter is "The story." I'll include a summary below of the previous chapter. If you haven't read chapter 1 ("The angel"), click here. Spoiler alert (for chapter 1): In chapter [...]

5+ Fantasy, Writing Quotes You Should Know

Just when I had thought I was out of ideas, another one popped into my brain. Fantasy quotes. So now I present to you... 5 (with maybe a bonus one or two) FANTASY quotes you should store in your brain! Learn more about Lloyd Alexander here: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Lloyd-Alexander This is 100% true. Think about it. Why [...]

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