Screen and Paper: The Contrasting Art of Storytelling

  Chances are everyone’s walked into a conversation at some point that’s gone something along the lines of this: “The movie was better.” “How could you say that? Everyone knows the book is always better.” “I can’t believe they turned that into a television show -- it sucks.” Opinions on different genres of storytelling have … Continue reading Screen and Paper: The Contrasting Art of Storytelling

Behind the Pages: Scavenger Trivia

I’d like to start this by thanking all of you. If you’re reading this right now, you’re interested in my work and want to support it, and I cannot express my gratitude. I love reading all your comments (whether it be a praise or criticism). It’s amazing to have such a supportive writing community and … Continue reading Behind the Pages: Scavenger Trivia

My Decision to Write Under a Pen Name

As much as it would have been nice to be born with the angelic surname of ‘Willow,’ in real-life that is not the case. Don’t get me wrong; I love my real last name (it’s definitely a conversation starter.) But having something a bit simpler would fix a lot of mispronunciations and mix-ups. My real … Continue reading My Decision to Write Under a Pen Name

From Story to Script: My “Take” on Book to Movie Adaptations

Readers can either jump for joy or grimace when they hear these words: book to movie adaptations. On one hand, it can be unimaginably exciting to see your favorite characters come to life on a new platform. At the same time, many fans can get very protective of their favorites stories and have major complaints … Continue reading From Story to Script: My “Take” on Book to Movie Adaptations

Planners vs. Pantsers: The Eternal Debate

There are two types of people in the writing world: Pantsers and Planners. They are both great writers, but both of them don’t fully understand the other side of the argument. If you’re aren’t already aware, these two terms are referring to how a writer prepares before they begin their book. A planner is someone … Continue reading Planners vs. Pantsers: The Eternal Debate