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The Other Me by Mario Benedetti

Posted on 09/04/2013 10:07:41 AM

The Other Me by Mario Benedetti He was a normal boy: his pants were baggy, he read comics, ate noisily, picked his nose, snored during naps, he was called Armando Normal in all except for one thing: he had Other Me. The Other Me had poetry in his eyes, fell in love with actresses, lied cautiously..

Writing About: Hospitals

Posted on 08/20/2013 10:39:17 AM

While I was writing the last book in my series, I realized that my protagonist had gone to the hospital twice (but as a patient only once). Hospitals are common places for people to go to in real life, as well as in fiction. Writers lead their characters to hospitals for many reasons. If one (or se..

Writing About: A Crime Scene

Posted on 08/06/2013 09:33:20 AM

There are quite a few crime scenes in the fourth book of my series, but even though all crime scenes are different, writing about them requires the same elements every time.   Sight: The most powerful element of a crime scene is what it looks like. Describe the detective’s first steps ont..

Ingenderes im Ploasitille?

Posted on 08/06/2013 08:54:44 AM

Jim jabbly jee, itud feeblesnorp. But cwoot the slibblery-foot? Im habbinubbinutt! Takisowley imploppe di flooby-ban.   Aroopilah skinoid, fort unsumptuous exploip. Ibbly nibbly wisselflow. Jackstation acrantus! Ella fleen and krute. In sincrost. Obble me florppe. Butty nutty bloop? Imploibelin..

Chrys Fey’s 30 Day Writing Challenge

Posted on 07/31/2013 10:53:53 AM

A while ago I was trying to find a writing challenge to complete. I scrounged the internet and found a couple, but was not satisfied with their quality. The challenges (one of which asked you to write about your opinion on Lady Gaga) wouldn’t give my writing a creativity boost, so I created my..

Writing About: An Interrogation

Posted on 07/23/2013 09:33:45 AM

For a mystery novel, or a story about murder, you may find that you need to write about an interrogation, as I had to.   Interrogations are meant to exploit a person’s weaknesses with dominance, control, and consequence. The goal of an interrogation is to always get a confession. To write..

Never Give Up

Posted on 07/11/2013 11:57:35 PM

One day I decided to quit…I quit my job, my relationship,my Spirituality… I wanted to quit my life. I went to the woods to have one last talk with God, I said.Can you give me one good reason not to quit ?His answer surprised me……. Look around, He said.Do you see the fern ..

Writing About: Fictional Terrorism

Posted on 07/09/2013 09:49:16 AM

Author’s Note: This post is for literature purposes only! It is meant to instruct writers on how to write about a fictional act of terror, or other such tragic event, in their book.   Chapter Thirteen in my book is about a devastating event that kills countless people. It is an attack tha..

Ten Tips On How To Be A Better Writer

Posted on 07/02/2013 10:31:00 AM

Throughout my writing journey, which started eleven years ago, I have learned a lot about writing. Since I have been working on getting published, I have learned even more. And I want to share with you what has made me a better writer.   Here are 10 Tips on How to be a Better Writer:   1.B..

Writing About: A Wound

Posted on 06/25/2013 11:10:56 AM

In Chapter Twelve of my fourth book, my protagonist gets wounded, which is something that doesn’t happen easily or often. It was actually interesting and refreshing to write about this moment because of its rarity.   To write about a wound there are four essential steps to follow: Tell h..

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