I think all of us who have watched a movie about a hero on a quest (or seen a Disney movie, for that matter) have noticed a common theme in those stories. Dead parents. I know, I know, that’s a super morbid thought. Why have I even brought it up?
An elf, a dragon, and a unicorn walk into a forest. Sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, right? Truth be told, you wouldn’t be terribly far off if you thought so. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about why and how I became a writer. I thought I’d share a little bit aboutContinue reading “Beginnings”
I played a video game this summer and it taught me a few things. Until next time, word nerds!
I’m taking an Advanced Creative Writing Class and this week and next week we’re workshopping short stories. What that means is we submit short stories and discuss them one at a time in class. People say what they liked, explain what didn’t work, and give suggestions to make it better. We got to sign upContinue reading “3 Things Workshops Taught Me”
So what’s going on with me? Until next time, word nerds!