Camp NaNoWrimo

Violet’s Guide to Camp NaNoWriMo

If you’re around the NaNoSphere™ (yes, that’s a term I’ve just invented), you’ve probably heard about Camp NaNoWriMo. It’s coming up! Camp NaNoWriMo? Sound intriguing. You probably already know what that is, but, hey. For those who don’t: Camp NaNoWriMo is basically NaNoWriMo, except it takes place outside of November– in two other months of […]

Violet's Sparkle

Violet’s Sparkle: Thoughts on Guilty Pleasures

Society makes us feel shameful over some things we like, and we call them “guilty pleasures”. Whether that’s a goofy song, a dramatic TV show, or a popular movie. But there’s actually nothing wrong with liking any of it. We just become worried about peer reactions, because they can be so negative and we can end up feeling horrible. But I think we should like what we want to like!

writing dialogue

On Writing: Creating Realistic Dialogue

Realistic dialogue… is definitely not something I used to be able to write. If you glance at any piece of writing from my scary fanfiction archives, it was dreadful. I used to think I was all that, when I was 12 and wrote little fanfics. I thought my dialogue was pretty darn good, and I […]