Level-Up Your Writing – Writing for Kids (Part Four)

Immerse yourself in the genre. This week will be a short one. In order to write for children, as an author I think you should immerse yourself in their “culture” for a lack of a fitting word. What I mean is interact with kids, preferably with your own or friends’ kids (anything else would be…

Level-Up Your Writing – Writing for Kids (Part One)

Welcome to my first go at my new series “Level-Up Your Writing”! I will try to keep it short and juicy enough. Dear to my heart and exactly the thing I am currently facing: writing a Middle-Grade novel that feels relatable for children. Now I am no child anymore (as much as my friends disagree)…

Silent Week!

Hey guys! Sorry for being silent this week, no writing prompt, no blog post about “Level-Up Your Writing”, no anything really. The reason is that I had been busy being a dad and husband this week, with lots of appointments and preparing for a big move this summer (we relocate to Japan, yay!). Also I…

Level-Up Your Writing – Writing for Kids (Part Three)

POV or Point Of View In the past two blog posts, I wrote about the Senses and about Wonder as tools to keep the reader hooked to the story you are trying to tell but to be honest, I should have started with POV or point-of-view. What is point-of-view? Well, when writing a story the…

Level-Up Your Writing – Writing for Kids (Part Two)

The Power of WONDER Have you ever sat in a car with a toddler or older child that continuously asks you “why?”? Well, I have and let me tell you this game can be played for a long time. Simply said my son wonders! He is curious about everything. Sitting high and mighty in his…

Level Up Your Writing – Writing Prompt Exercise #03 (January 16th)

Writing prompt: Your everyday boy/girl next door stumbles upon a mysterious potion on their kitchen table. A note saying: “Drink with caution.-XOXO Mom” Without hesitation he/she drinks the bottle and the most surprising thing happens! #writingprompt #writingcommunity #amwriting — JamieWangSaga (@realBASchummer) January 16, 2019

Level Up Your Writing – Writing Prompt Exercise #02 (January 9th)

Humanity entered an era of scientific advancement.There is no stop in sight until now. How is humanity going to survive as the earth itself reclaims its lands. Writing prompt: Humanity entered an era of scientific advancement.There is no stop in sight until now. How is humanity going to survive as the earth itself reclaims its…