Writing Tech Part 2: Scrivener

In my last post, I discussed Literature and Latte’s quick note taking software for writers–Scapple. Now it’s time for Scrivener. Scrivener is a nifty program that allows writers to organize, construct, and structure their novels, stories, research papers, and scripts. It’s all about accessibility, much like Scapple, but on a larger scale. Imagine having your … More Writing Tech Part 2: Scrivener

The Premium Writing Space (Is the one you create)

Our environment is not always ideal for writing, plotting, or revision. I have a noisy cat, televisions blaring all over, and a rabble of neighbors who have seemingly coordinated their lawn mowing in subsequent shifts–they’re secretly plotting to annoy me, I think. Even with a number of household distractions, it’s not too difficult to find … More The Premium Writing Space (Is the one you create)

Adventures in World-building: Writing Local Color

Imagination can take a writer far; what it can’t do is take a writer to the moon and back whenever it pleases. Writing Fantasy is a wonderful experience, but writing local color in Fantasy to make your towns, villages, and cities appear dynamic is a difficult task. Here are some ideas and resources to consider … More Adventures in World-building: Writing Local Color