I Found Myself In Fiction: How I Learned to Write — Amanda Gates

My childhood taught me to lie. My mother was a strict, radically right-wing conservative Christian. Every aspect of my life was censored. She would go through any book I read first with a sharpie. Once edited, I was able to read it. That even went for our collection of encyclopedias. If there was a naked […] … Continue reading I Found Myself In Fiction: How I Learned to Write — Amanda Gates

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“I am a Jedi. Like my father before me.”

It's probably my favorite line in Star Wars. This moment, when Luke refuses to listen to the Emperor. It's here that Luke shows that he truly does believe there's still good in his father. He's been saying it the whole movie. Now, in a moment where it could cost him everything, he proves that he … Continue reading “I am a Jedi. Like my father before me.”

Book Review – Rose B. Fischer’s Write Away: Quick Guide to Character Flaws

If you're anything like me, at some point in your writing you've had a character who was flat, lifeless, and honestly more annoying than they were relatable. Maybe you did like me and scrapped them or put them on the back burner until you figured out some way to fix them. Rose B. Fischer's new … Continue reading Book Review – Rose B. Fischer’s Write Away: Quick Guide to Character Flaws