Rose E.F.

Mountain Lakes, New Jersey

Reader & Writer


Intern at Swoon. Hopeful cultural anthropology and history major. Part-time writer and professional bowler. Full-time Nasty Woman.

Favorite Books

"Book of Summers" by Emylia Hall; "The Stranger" by Albert Camus; "Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi; "The Shining" by Stephen King; "The Illiad" by Homer

Rose E.F.'s Library

Most Recent Blog Posts

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

The Dos and Don'ts of Writing Cliffhangers

Every writer has a love-hate relationship with cliffhangers. I personally hate reading them, but love writing them. However, every now and then, there comes a time where I read a book that ends with a cliffhanger and I can’t even get mad because it’s so well-written.What makes that perfect cliffhanger? Most importantly, how does one craft a cliffhanger that won’t … Read More


plot, Rose F., Advice, writing
Friday, December 7th, 2018

Writing Prompt: Space for Activities

Building up a character’s personality or backstory is tough to do. For me, I have so many ideas bouncing around in my head that when I finally sit down in front of a computer, I can’t pick just one.Therefore, I’ve decided to put a photoset together containing photos of different hobbies, skills, and/or activities. Maybe your antagonist’s grandmother cursed the … Read More


inspiration, Rose F., characters, writing prompts
Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Writing Prompt: Who Are These People to You?

I’ve seen a good amount of writing prompts on this blog that focus on storybuilding as well as getting writers out of slumps. I’ve always found that next to storybuilding, coming up with an ideal character for one’s novel is pretty tough to do as well.I’ve gathered some portraits of young people that will (hopefully!) stimulate those creative brain cells. … Read More


writing prompts, writing, Rose F.
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

Dos and Don'ts of Writing Text Convos

It can be hard to keep up with texting culture, but since it’s such a big part of our lives now, we’re here to help you get it just right with these dos and don’ts.I would like to point out that it’s not the author’s fault when it comes to using the wrong text lingo! Trust me, it changes every … Read More


writing, Advice, Rose F.

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