How to Combat Overwhelming Thoughts

My thoughts tend to interrupt themselves. They crash and burn on the interstate that is my brain. Yep, every day feels like a multi-car wreck when tasks, reminders, and ideas constantly weave between my neurons. Sounds relatable? I'm not surprised. People barely have time to control their surroundings let alone their own minds. We all…

The Magic of Grammar

Poor Grammar. It has such a strong, hateful stereotype, doesn't it? People call it unnecessary, ugly, devious, and even sadistic. But Grammar and its convention henchmen are actually quite helpful and vital to the English language, at least literarily. The trick is how to use it. Sometimes, people forget that the point of grammar is…

6 Steps to Writing a Successful Book

Conversations about my writing usually go something like this: "How is your book going?" "It's going." "When will it be published?" "It's a work in progress," I usually say with a sigh. And it is. Compiling a book of any kind takes months or, more often than not, years of work. For instance, the drafts…

Guest Post by Fin: My Writing and Journaling Process

Happy Saturday! Hello 2B or not 2B readers, I’m Fin from Offbeat On-point and Hannah has been so gracious to let me write a writing tips and tricks post for you folks today.  I wanted to do something special for my first guest blog post and so I decided to make a picture essay for you…

Share Your Blog With Me [100 Followers Post]

I began this blog in the stifling months of Summer through an arts college program in Georgia. I honestly did not think it would get very far... at the time, it was an experiment, a personal project urged on by my professor. However, over the last few months, this blog has slowly yet surely grown,…

Top 15 Writing Prompts to END Your Writer’s Block

Getting stuck in a creative rut is one of the most frustrating obstacles to overcome, whether you're a blogger, poet, essayist, fiction-writer, or a creator still in your experimental stages. To ease some of that frustration, I've listed fifteen of a few of my favorite prompts to help get your gears moving again. (They are listed…