Posts Categorized: Writing Ruminations

Writing Exercises

I have always enjoyed various writing exercises. So this exercise is one in describing a “mood.” The goal is to use vivid imagery and all 5 senses to give the reader an accurate “feel” for the emotions of the character. The following three snippets are each describing a different emotion… see if you can figure… Read more »

Technical Aspects

When one is writing a book, or especially a series of books, technical details must be attended to. In the Tellurae Aquaous series I have created such details as a currency system (based on the “stater” which is the equivalent to a penny, or a pence), and even new constellations. I thought my readers might… Read more »

What I Write/Why I Write

I wonder why my wordsNever seem to stayExactly how I mean themBut change from day to day. I write what I feelDeep down inside of me,Using my penSetting my emotions free. I write what I seeIn the world aroundPeople I meetTheir stories abound. I write to rememberFeelings I’ve felt,Struggling to recordHands that I’ve been dealt…. Read more »