• 10 Autumn-Themed Writing Prompts

    Happy First Day of Fall! Fall (or Autumn) is the perfect season for creative writing. It is a time when stories come alive and there are so many places to pull inspiration from. Whether you’re just practicing writing or are starting to think about your next novel project for NaNoWriMo in November, now’s the time to feed your creativity! And what better way than with some fresh writing prompts? No matter what kind of project you’re embarking on this season, grab your favorite pumpkin-flavored treat and get to writing! Here are 10 autumn-themed writing prompts to get your pen moving.…

  • 5 Ways to Paint Fall into Your Writing

    Writing about fall. There’s a reason one of the first pieces of advice any professional offers to a new writer forging ahead on the publishing journey is, “Show, don’t tell.” Readers don’t want to be told, they want to be shown. So, how does one¬†show information? If we use seasons or weather as an example, which can be used for metaphorical purposes within the telling of a story, we can begin to crack the code on showing, and not telling, information to the reader. Since most of The States are experiencing autumn right now, it’s a great example to use.…