Finding the Rare Writing Gem in Your Work Follow my writing journey on Instagram @putintowords_withlee or my blog at put-into-words.com There are a plethora of motivations behind the stories you read on Medium and really anywhere. Some write for notoriety, profit, credibility, or even popularity. Others write to search for kindred souls or find writing a form of… Continue reading When Writing Brings Tears to Your Eyes
How to Use the Passive Voice for Emphasis I utilize the Writerswork platform when creating all my pieces. Mainly for the text insights features. Every once in a while a purple highlight will show up in my drafts that says "AVOID USING PASSIVE VOICE." Naturally, I had to do a little digging to remember exactly… Continue reading Does Using the Passive Voice Make You a Coward?
A Reader's Response to Life Follow my writing journey on Instagram @putintowords_withlee or my blog at put-into-words.com I recently read the memoir titled Uneducated by Tara Westover. Diving into the book, I could barely put it down. It reminded me of my childhood memories and how events can be twisted. This memoir also blasted me back to my… Continue reading Twisted Childhood Memories
The Best Motivational Insult Comes from an Enemy Follow my writing journey on Instagram @putintowords_withlee or my blog at put-into-words.com I have always been a big fan of the anti-villain. Their depth of character and rich back stories add spice to our favorite books and films. Empathy is the key, I suppose. I feel sorry… Continue reading You’re Projecting Your Own Insecurities
https://www.instagram.com/p/BrOLA1pFH7p/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet For a while now I have had a few burning stories rattling around in my brain. I have jotted down inspiration and sentences that hit me in the middle of the night. I feel the familiar tingle of a good piece of writing. The desire to type away for hours, with nothing but coffee… Continue reading Writing That Steps on Toes