Making the Written Word Sing

A lot of writers consider music to be a vital part of their writing process. They have playlists they write to, playlists or theme songs for specific characters, and sound tracks for their novels. I am not one of those writers. I love music, and I’m quite musical myself, but …

Setting in The Great Outdoors

Please welcome guest poster Louise Ross! Today, Louise is chatting about how the great outdoors influences the settings she writes about. Louise Ross writes fantasy from the comfort of her own brain, which can sometimes be a very disturbed and/or a very quirky place.        Traditional writing advice …

Writing Inspiration in Nature

I’d like to welcome guest poster Renee Frey! Renee has been published in two anthologies and is currently working on two standalone novels with two series in pre-development. She enjoys reading and writing fantasy for both adults and young adults. She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband, Mike, and their two …

How the Outback led the way back

Please welcome today’s guest poster: Natalie Kelda! Natalie is a Scandinavian native but has called a variety of countries ‘home’ for the past five years. Although she has been creating stories since before she could read or write, she only recently decided to pursue the life-long dream of becoming a …

A Bit of Magic Blog Tour!

Welcome to the Just-Us League stop on the A Bit of Magic blog tour. Our special guest of honour is Louise Ross!   Louise Ross writes fantasy from the comfort of her own brain, which can sometimes be a very disturbed and/or a very quirky place. Anyone is welcome to …

A Fairy Tale Remix

We’re excited to introduce our next guest poster! Lynden Wade spends as much time as possible in other worlds to avoid the dirty dishes piling up in her home. She enjoys writing stories inspired by fairy tales, legends, and history. She has had two fairy tales and a poem published in …

Fairy Tales: A History

Meet today’s guest blogger – Renee Frey!  Renee has been published in two anthologies and is currently working on two standalone novels with two series in pre-development. She enjoys reading and writing fantasy for both adults and young adults. She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband, Mike, and their two …

Neurodiversity in Writing – Part Two

Welcome back to the second part of our monthly discussion! As it’s Autism Awareness Month, we’ve decided to take the opportunity to discuss neurodiversity in writing. Check out Part One here. Neurodiversity means recognising and respecting neurological differences. This covers a range of labels from Dyspraxia, Dyslexia, ADHD, Dyscalculia, the Autistic …

Neurodiversity in Writing: Part One

Welcome to our monthly discussion! As it’s Autism Awareness Month, we’ve decided to take the opportunity to discuss neurodiversity in writing. Neurodiversity means recognising and respecting neurological differences. This covers a range of labels from Dyspraxia, Dyslexia, ADHD, Dyscalculia, the Autistic Spectrum, and Tourette Syndrome. We are also including discussion …

Writing on the Spectrum

April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day, and to kick off our monthly theme of neurodiversity, Corinne, our resident expert and an Aspie herself, sat down with some other group members to talk about life on the spectrum.  Autism is a developmental disorder. The causes are unknown, but discoveries have …