How to Write With Emotion and Make Your Readers Feel

How to Write With Emotion and Make Your Readers Feel

As writers, no matter what our goals are, there is something we should all strive to do: make our readers feel. Whether that feeling be hope, happiness, fear, or any number of other emotions, it can be achieved through masterful writing.

That is easier said than done, though, right? How can we turn our words into something so real, it gives the reader a punch to the gut or brings a smile to their face?

6 Writing Tips to Learn From Theater

6 Writing Tips to Learn From Theater

I’ve learned a lot about theater over the past year through my interest in musicals, my college theater class, and participating in a couple of theater groups. Throughout all of these experiences, I’ve noticed a bunch of similarities between performing or writing a play and writing a story. Here are six of them.

5 Inspiring Writing Quotes From African American Authors

5 Inspiring Writing Quotes From African American Authors

Inspirational quotes from writers are plastered all over my Pinterest boards. I have quotes that sit on my desk right where I can see it if I glance away from my computer. If I’m in a slump or a rut, scrolling through the “Advice To Writers” Twitter account can pick me right back up.

In honor of Black History Month, I want to share five quotes from black authors that are sure to give you the push you need to write something fantastic.