J. L. Willow

Author ~ Blogger ~ Storyteller

So, I’ve been thinking lately (a dangerous pastime, I know) and I’ve begun to notice a pattern in my writing. No, I’m not talking about similar story arcs or plot lines. I’m talking about the power of the three. I grew up on School House Rock and one of my favorites was always “Three is …

Continue reading

I would like to begin by saying that no word is completely unnecessary. In the right circumstances, there are perfectly fine places for all of these words. When I say these words are “unnecessary,” I mean that some (or most) of the time they’re overused and don’t always add to the sentences they’re found in. …

Continue reading

Ever since I started spreading the new about The Scavenger getting published, I’ve been getting questions about the writing and publishing process. The most common question, by far, is how to actually start. There are so many people out there, even more than I realized previously, that want to be published authors. It seems very …

Continue reading