Tag Archive | atmosphere

Izzy May I: The Write Catalyst

Hey hey, my loves. Welcome back to “Izzy May I.” To start us off again, here’s an excellent question someone asked me yesterday: What is the initial incident that springs your main character(s) towards your story’s main plot?

Love Is One of Life’s Great Teachers

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “We Can Be Taught!.” What makes a great teacher? Love is… Love is feeling cold in the back of vans Love is a fanclub with only two fans Love is walking holding paintstained hands Love is.

Speak Up! Friday Quotes (10)

“It’s no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense” (Mark Twain)

Lemonade and Worm Stand: NaBloPoMo

Originally posted on chasing destino:
What do you think of the idea “if life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Do you think it’s always possible to make something bad into something good? It’s so cliche. Yet, it’s true. Most of the time, you can turn a negative into a positive. Maybe not always. Trust me.…

2AM: The Smiling Man Suspense Video

Regardless of gender, age, and race, walking alone and walking alone at night can put your whole body — everything that you are — into a tense state of high alert. In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Fight or Flight.”

“This suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.”

“This suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.”

Originally posted on The Daily Post:
As a child, the anticipation of eating one of my mom’s freshly made brownies nearly drove me to the brink of insanity. She had a rule about how long they needed to cool down before my sister and I could cut them. I’d be bouncing off the walls with…

Izzy May I: The Write Snack Attack

Izzy May I: The Write Snack Attack

I don’t know about you, but writing inspires me as much as it frustrates me. Prayer, love, and food are must-haves in my working space. Speaking of food, did you know Victor Hugo (“Les Misérables” and “The Hunchback of Notre‑Dame”) needed strong coffee with two drops of raw egg to fuel his creativity? Or that […]

“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on” (Louis L’Amour).

“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on” (Louis L’Amour).

Had to share this!

Speak Up! Friday Quotes (7)

Speak Up! Friday Quotes (7)

“Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible” – St. Augustine. “If only we’d stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time” – Edith Wharton. “Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present” – […]

What is Justice and how is it really “served”?

Originally posted on beautifulmess916:
I have been pretty silent on my blog the last couple months. A lot has been going on but putting it in to words has been beyond my ability. They say grief is a cycle and that you don’t just grieve one thing. Its called secondary grief. It’s grieving the loss…