New Writing Prompts Every Month

Starting this year, we’ll have a new set of short writing prompts available for you. I created these sets as a warm up for your actual writing. Use these to write a scene, 100 to 200 words about anything, or created a dialogue between your characters and find out more about them. Find the full Read More

On My Mind: Going On An Adventure

A few years ago, when I started getting serious about writing, I wanted to read more about writing. Many writers have a recommended reading list for new and aspiring writers. Stephen King’s On Writing is on all of those lists. Most of them have Ann Lamott’s Bird By Bird. And let’s not forget Elements Of Read More

On My Mind: Taking On 101 Goals

It’s the first of september and for years this period marked a new academic or school year. It’s been six years and I miss it. I was the kid who longed to be back in school and who would still be a student of time and money allowed it. Instead I have to find my own challenges. I’ve created a list of 101 goals to complete in 1001 days, that is my challenge for the next three years. Read More

This is My Design: The Peril of the New Idea

New ideas are awesome, fresh inspiration is fantastic, and motivation can strike like a bolt out of the blue. Unfortunately, that bolt can sometimes hit us right when we’re in the middle of something else. Today, Raven talks about the three methods he uses to deal with the potentially terrible timing of new ideas. Read More

Welcome to Narratess – A New Site for Writers and Readers

Narratess is a new website focused on writing, the writing experience and, perhaps most importantly, stories. We are two writers who want to share our experiences, services, and knowledge as we continue to grow. Tessa Hastjarjanto From early age I started with building my own worlds. Pokémon was a hit and I made my own Read More