Hey, I’m Alyssa!
I’m a writer, geek, and content creator with a love for great storytelling and a passion for helping other creatives.
I’ve been a blogger for many years, and a fantasy writer for even longer. At the moment I live in Ontario, Canada, where I drink a lot of tea and spend too much time thinking about fictional worlds.
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what will you find here?
a creative toolkit
My goal has been and will always be to create and curate tools and resources to motivate and inspire fellow creatives. I believe wholeheartedly that human beings are creative beings – making things is in our nature, and with any luck, some of what you find here will help you do just that.
I will always show every aspect of my work, and that includes my mistakes and failures. Sometimes the journey is hard, but if it was easy, everyone would do it. What you’ll get here is an honest, authentic look at what it means to try and earn a living doing what you love.
all things geeky
I’m a self-proclaimed geek and I grew up on tales of epic adventure until I was old enough to write some of my own. I’ve been playing games for about as long, too. These are the things that fostered my imagination and inspired me (as well as many others) to create. Let’s celebrate that!
“Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality”
– Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
There will always be a place for paper and pen and analogue planning, but every year more and more apps are developed for phones and tablet devices, and the easier and more accessible it has become to jump into digital planning. I’ve been a fan of the bullet journal system for years. I’ve enjoyed the […]
It’s the official month of NaNoWriMo prep! I’ve got a bunch of resources here to help you get you started and a bit of an update on how I’m going to be approaching NaNoWriMo this year!
With Dungeons and Dragons growing in popularity, I thought it might be a good idea to take a look at the classes that would work best for beginners to this tabletop rpg.
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