Wednesday, August 31, 2011

I won the Liebster Award.... Twice!

Well, congrats to me! I have just won the Liebster Award! See! And I won it twice! Once, from being a part of andipandi10 winning it on her blog and sharing the prize with me, and twice form andipandi10 awarding it to me! 

Thanks andipandi10!

And thanks to all followers and readers!


Thursday, August 25, 2011

Any Ideas?

So, any ideas? I don' t have many ideas right now, so if you've got any please bring them to my attention by emailing me, or simply leaving a comment to this post. It could either be a lesson post idea or a question to be answered. It could even be an entirely new kind of post! Anything! Feel free to leave a comment, ask a question or give me feedback! Suggestions are strongly suggested. 

Thanks to all!


Sunday, August 14, 2011

Guys, I'll be a bit busy for a little while...

Just wanted to mention that my next post may not be until August 22nd. So, just wanted to let you know! Feel free to comment anyways. I will be able to view them when I become free.

Thank you for your attention,


Thursday, August 11, 2011

Check out my polls!

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Different perspectives of writing

Another question from one of our readers today! colorgirl asks: I heard there are different forms of writing, like when I read, the main character of the story would be telling the story. Or a different person would be writing the story. So could you explain this? Thanks.

Yes, colorgirl, I can explain this. I did a bit of research and I found some info off of a blog called creative writer's den. I am now going to explain some of these points in further detail, with my own explanations.

So, the different perspectives of writing are the following: 

Omniscient or Limited Omniscient 

Let's look into the objective writing. 

Objective: You must tell what happens without a statement of the character's thoughts, leaving the reader to assume points in the story, which must be assumed by the reader in order for the reader to follow along with the story. You must narrate the story as an observer. Observers can only know the following: physical description, what they hear the character say, what they see the character do and where they see the character go. The observer does not know the character's feelings or thoughts.  

Let's take a look at the point of view of the first-person.

First-Person: In the first-person, you must assume the role of a character. It can be any character in the story, major or minor. You then write from the character's point of view. You must keep the following in mind: What might this character say, do or think? You must assume the role of the character, you ARE the character. 

Let's check out how to write the third-person:

Third-Person: You must write as an outside voice. You know the character's thoughts, so you are NOT an observer, but a distant voice that knows everything from where the characters go, to what they do, to what they say, to what they hear and to what they think. This is the most common perspective of writing.  

How to write omniscient or limited omniscient writing:

Omniscient or Limited Omniscient: This perspective is similar to third-person writing. Omniscient is when you know everything about all of the characters. Limited Omniscient is when you have a knowledge limited to only one character. Limited Omniscient writing is also very common. (More like the third-person than omniscient is) 

Last but not least, we explore multiple writing:

Multiple: There are 3 main ways to write form a multiple perspective.WAY #1 is when you write from different points of view (different characters) in different chapters or parts of the book.(Like first-person writing, but with more characters) WAY #2 is multiple points of view brought together in the same parts (more unusual) WAY #3 is writing from the point of view of one character who changes dramatically in the story to make it as if there were two different characters.

I hope this helps you colorgirl! Thank you to all! Keep the questions coming!


How to Stay Organized

Okay, a reader has submit a question! andipandi10 asks: If only I could stay organized, any tips?

Yes, andipandi10. I have a few tips for you. So, you wanna stay organized? Here's how:

Step 1: Make it a routine to finish one thing before you start another. 
Ex 1. When you are done writing for the day, make sure to return the writing back to its proper place and the SAME place. This is very important. If you put it away in a different place, you may forget where it is, and spend your time, that should be spent writing, by looking for your papers. There is only one exception for this. If the original place is nowhere (just started writing) or if it isn't in a safe place or a place that you won't remember where to find it, you may then move it, and ONLY then.
Ex 2. Say you just finished writing a novel and you're ready to type it up. Another story idea pops into your mind. This is an exception to the rule. You may take a pad and write the idea. Why? Simply because these ideas don't last. You may soon forget, and if you don't write it down right away, the idea will get lost. After writing down the idea you may return to typing. When you wish to finish typing, simply save your document right away in a folder on your desktop where you'll be able to find it easily.

Step 2: Organize your everyday life, not only your writing life
You must organize your entire life, not only the writing bit. This will help you because you'll be experienced with organization from your everyday life, so you'll then be able to organize your writing life as well. Staying organized? How? Plan a specific time of day that you will clean up your writing space. This includes getting rid of things you no longer need, (a.k.a de-cluttering) getting things you do need, (a.k.a buying) and organizing the things that are there to stay. 

Step 3: Keep things neat!
You need to keep things neat, as this is an essential to your everyday life. Messy people get NOWHERE. Especially in writing. You can't lose things. You absolutely CANNOT! It is essential that your belongings stay neat and organized. This will help you FIND things you've lost and help you PREVENT things from getting lost. 
Staying neat? How? Same as above. PLAN a time to neaten things up!

That's all I can think of right now! 

Hope this helps you andipandi10! (and everyone else)


New Idea

Ok guys, I've got a new idea for my blog posting, but I'm gonna need your help, so you'll need to be consistent as well! Please visit the site as much as you can!

My new idea is that I will still have my regular lesson posts, but a new kind of post will also be added. This new kind of post is going to be a post where you guys ask questions to me, and I will make a lesson out of your questions! You can let me know if you want your name mentioned or if you'd like me to just leave it as is.

So, how it'll work is that you can either post a comment to this post, or you can email me (those who have my email) your question. I will then, as soon as I can, make your question into a lesson for the blog.

This will help me, you (the question writer) and the WHOLE group of you guys, because you will learn things from my answers, and from others questions... It'll be a learning experience for everyone!

Hope you'll participate! It'll be to everyone's benefit if you do! And if you are reading this post but are not a member of the group, just click follow on the to left corner, and join my site. You can also join this site with Google Friend Connect, at the middle right side. Feel free to ask questions about my new idea, or make suggestions for new ideas!

Thanks to all! Have a good day!


Lesson 4: Organization

Ok, hey, sorry I haven't updated in forever! I haven't had the ideas lately! Now I do! I promise my posts will now be consistent. If I'm too busy and I cannot be consistent, I shall warn you guys, so that you know I cannot write a post at the moment. Alright? Good.

Today's lesson will be about organization and how important it is to be very well organized if writing is your passion, like it is mine. I know, I know, a LOT of preparation is required to be a writer, but only a true writer at heart follows through with it because it's their passion, it's what they love. Now, let's begin.

Ok, so your first question may be; Why do we need to be well organized to be a writer? So, here's the deal. Being well organized helps you become a better person because it makes it easier to find what you need. Specifically for a writer, it helps you achieve.

You may ask now; How does organization help me achieve? Organization helps achieving goals because if you're well organized, you don't lose important things. A good writer stays focused; their mind is set only to look forward. Organization only helps improve those talents that you may already possess.  If you don't already possess them, organization helps you possess them.

Organization helps keep things in order. It's very important to be well organized, whether you're a writer or not!