Tag: Writing

Creativity Writing

Beyond Tropes: Crafting Fresh Characters with Mindful Writing

As authors, our goal is to create stories featuring multidimensional, unique characters. Nevertheless, there is a temptation to rely on stereotypes or overused themes instead of developing original, genuine characters. Engaging in mindfulness can prevent the our characters from becoming generic and defined solely by oversimplification. Today’s article will discuss techniques that focus on developing […]

Nadirah Foxx 
Creativity Writing

The Reflective Writer: Exploring the Self to Craft Characters with Authenticity

In the first article of this series, we examined the ways in which incorporating mindfulness techniques can assist writers in connecting with their senses, emotions, and imagination, ultimately enabling them to craft genuine and well-rounded characters. Today, we’ll explore the ways in which developing self-awareness using mindfulness can offer valuable insights for the process of […]

Nadirah Foxx 
Author Life General

YEAR-END REVIEW: “The Big Move”

Before we say good-bye and good riddance to 2021, I wanted to look back at a few highlights—those things that mattered most to me and why. Today, I’m spotlighting my family’s big move! After talking about it for a couple of years, the big move BACK to Los Angeles finally happened. Officially, my husband made […]

Nadirah Foxx 
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YEAR-END REVIEW: “2021 WIPs”

Before we say good-bye and good riddance to 2021, I wanted to look back at a few highlights—those things that mattered most to me and why. Today, I’m spotlighting my WIPs! I actually wrote NINE different stories in 2021! The first two books of the Daimones of Death series have been drafted. As I mentioned […]

Nadirah Foxx 
Author Life General

YEAR END REVIEW: “2021 Releases”

Before we say good-bye and good riddance to 2021, I wanted to look back at a few highlights—those things that mattered most to me and why. Today, I’m spotlighting my releases. I’ll be honest. The pandemic and lockdown didn’t help my bottom end. Without the influx of finances (book signings and my husband’s contribution), it […]

Nadirah Foxx 
Author Life

A Day in the Life

Recently on Instagram, I posted about my writing setup. I’ve had a successful week so, I thought I’d share what a good day looks like. For April, I have an editing job, a revision (my own), and a draft on tap. The edit is on round two and I had five days to get it […]

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