Tag: writing

Mid-Week Muse: Warm Weather

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Posted March 5, 2014 by elizatilton in Uncategorized / 4 Comments
Mid-Week Muse: Warm Weather

I live in New York and lately this has been my life. I don’t mind snow. It’s not all bad. Sometimes it can be quite pretty. Unfortunately, like most people, I have to venture outside in the snow and that can be a pain. Right now, I’m in Florida sitting out on the lania listening […]

You Are a Masterpiece

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Posted September 8, 2013 by elizatilton in Uncategorized / 8 Comments

One day there was a donkey who sat in a stable day after day. He would watch the beautiful horses pass, feeling sad for he was just a donkey and the stable was all he knew. Then one day that donkey became the chariot for the King of Kings- Mathew 21:1-11 Sometimes we see other […]

Selling Books at the Dentist

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Posted June 20, 2013 by elizatilton in Uncategorized / 1 Comment
Selling Books at the Dentist

It’s been a long time since I went to the dentist. See, my mom is in the dental field and I always went to her job, but when she moved far away…well, yeah. Today I go, a little embarrassed, and have a sweet conversation with the assistant. She asked where I worked. I mentioned my […]

Mid-Week Muse: Sweet Nothing

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Posted May 8, 2013 by elizatilton in Uncategorized / 2 Comments
Mid-Week Muse: Sweet Nothing

And I’m back to regular blogging! Usually, I post a book review, BUT I am OBESSED with this song–I actually bought the CD, haven’t done that in years! I’m working on the next book in the BROKEN FOREST series and this is what’ I’m listening to. ON REPEAT. ENJOY! Please follow and like us:

A Writer’s Creed

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Posted January 8, 2013 by elizatilton in Uncategorized / 2 Comments
A Writer’s Creed

     Sheri Larsen has decided to start the new year with a writer’s creed. I think it’s a fabulous idea and decided to join in. If you want to take part, check out her site and add your blog to the linky. This will be a great way for all of us to keep in […]

First Lines

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Posted November 13, 2012 by elizatilton in Uncategorized / 10 Comments

We’ve all seen the contests for first lines, and many of us have gone crazy trying to make our first lines perfect. I decided to take a look at a bunch of my favorite books and their first lines. Let’s see what you think. Everyone knows I’m perfect—PERFECT CHEMISTRY They called the world beyond the […]

Sticking to Your Own Rules

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Posted November 8, 2012 by elizatilton in Uncategorized / 2 Comments

One of the most important aspects of writing fantasy is creating rules: rules that govern society, magic, atmosphere, ect. Without these rules, readers won’t be able to grasp your setting and how everything works. When BREAKING DAWN came out, a lot of fans were livid with Mrs. Meyer because she broke one of her own […]

The Next Best Thing

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Posted June 21, 2012 by elizatilton in Uncategorized / 3 Comments
The Next Best Thing

25 weeks and counting… According to my babycenter app I have 104 days left until my due date of October 1st.  Not that much time for what I want to accomplish—the first draft of my new novel, but I’m confident I can get a good start. So while I query my current WIP, I’ll be […]

HS Me

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Posted June 7, 2012 by elizatilton in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
HS Me

Two things I kept from my HS years: a notebook passed between my 2 BFF’s and my sketchbook. I still have both and boy, is it an eye opener. I thought it would be fun for all of us YA writers to get a glimpse at some real teen style. I’ll pre-warn you, it’s awful. LOL […]

Blog Me Maybe: Writing

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Posted May 7, 2012 by elizatilton in Uncategorized / 6 Comments
Blog Me Maybe: Writing

Today’s topic: May I tell you something about writing? I love writing prompts. They can be words or pictures, but I always prefer them 100 words or less. It can be a poem, flash fiction, or a freeflow of thoughts spilling out on the page. Below is a picture, I’ll use as today’s prompt. The […]