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Swoon Author Kate Evangelista: Writing Quirks
I have been
thinking about writing quirks of late. Over the years, I have been asked “What
is my writing quirk?” many times. Problem is, I’ve never known how to answer
this question properly. Mostly I would say that I need a bottle of water with
me while I write. But that doesn’t sound quirky at all, now ...
No Love Allowed,
No Holding Back,
Writing Prompt: Character Playlists
When it comes to my own for-funsies writing, there are two things that are guaranteed to happen at some point: Ten minutes in I will get distracted by a shiny object or something and wander away for about three weeks, and also I will create an iTunes playlist for my main character(s).
I get the biggest kick (not to ...
Writing Prompt: StumbleUpon a Story
I love the idea of “random,” that there is in fact no rhyme or reason to the universe sometimes. As my favorite quote (and my Twitter profile) says, “The world is only confusing if you believe it has to make sense in the first place.”
I don’t remember where I got that quote. I probably found it randomly on ...
Bad Boys vs. Just Jerks
We need to talk about boys. But first, we need to talk about bees.
Yes, bees. Firstly, because it allows me to suavely slip in this totally-relevant-so-shush gif from Supernatural with little to no context…
And secondly, because bees suddenly made me realize why I like some characters and others not so much. Specifically, why I LOVE me a bad ...
Love in Pop Culture,
moral event horizon,
Writing Prompt: Songs
Swooners, I’ve had the same two songs stuck in my head for about a week now. I don’t know what brought it on, but I could think of only one logical course of action:
Post them here and make you all listen with me!
In all semi-seriousness though, there’s something about these songs that really gets to ...