Grammatical Mistakes You Shouldn’t Be Making Anymore

I believe that a writer ought to love and respect the English language in the same way that a musician ought to revere their instrument. Jimi Hendrix would not have been able to make the spell-binding music that he did if he didn’t respect his instrument, granted, he wasn’t the most technically polished guitarist, and … Continue reading Grammatical Mistakes You Shouldn’t Be Making Anymore

The Path of the Experimental Writer

If you’re a writer, there might be times when you are looking to try something new. Something non-traditional; but then you think that it’s wrong to go off-script and write something that doesn’t fit what you consider “normal writing.” I’m here to tell you to delve into the unfamiliar without hesitation. Here is my journey … Continue reading The Path of the Experimental Writer

Tips on How to Write without Getting Distracted

Whether you’ve procrastinated in writing a paper or just writing creatively, there are times when you just don’t feel like writing. For me, I will stare at a blank Word document and tell myself that it’s time to get serious and write already, but then I’ll find myself down the internet black hole of watching … Continue reading Tips on How to Write without Getting Distracted

Be a Shape-Shifter: Four Poetic Forms to Try

Poems have existed much longer in formal structures than they have in the free-form structures that many modern poets favor. If your well of inspiration has run dry, or you've been struggling to revise a poem and it just isn't working with a free-form structure, your choices are anything but limited. There many forms to … Continue reading Be a Shape-Shifter: Four Poetic Forms to Try