The itch to be productive is starting to hit hard. Perhaps you can relate. For me, this itch translates to a desire to write prolifically and create something meaningful rather than just lounge at home during these quarantine measures. Yet, when I ponder what to write, I feel a loss of motivation. What’s the point … More Words aren’t the Least You can Give
It’s everywhere. Plastered across news sites, spreading across the globe, and infecting thousands of people. I’m not talking about COVID-19. I’m talking about the fear that’s coming with it. All one has to do is look at the bare shelves in a store’s toilet paper section to get a clear picture of how panicked people … More Land of the Free, and Home of the Fearful?
It’s hard to believe 2019 is already over and we’re moving on to the next decade. As I look back on what I read for the year, I’m pretty pleased. While I didn’t read much from my bucket list (I never do), I did read a nice variety of fiction and non-fiction across a lot … More Favorite Books of 2019
In a writing group I’m a part of, the question of how to have more detailed writing was recently posed. I think this is a common question writers have, but so often their only solution is to pile on adjectives or to throw in more of the five senses. While adjectives certainly have their place, … More 3 Quick Tips: How to Add Detail to Your Writing
Hello and welcome to my blog! My name is Evelyn Brooks and I am passionate about all things related to words, writing, and books. Here, I will share some of the projects I am currently working on, reviews for books, and writing advice. Enjoy your time looking around my blog. “The purpose of a storyteller … More The Journey Begins