Writing

Here is a page for my writing projects that I share with you, my readers! As I create more and more writing projects, some bigger than others and whether through freelance, work, etc… I will be sure to post them on here for all to enjoy and refer back to, should the need ever arise. For my writing articles, simply click on the hyperlinked “CLICK HERE” to be brought to the article’s page!

NJG’s Writing Articles:

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Continuing my ever-growing list of digital artists, it’s been over a year since part 1 was posted here on my site (the article link can be found by scrolling further down this page), but a year makes a big difference, and I’ve discovered so many more beautiful works of art just on Instagram alone, and I want to continue sharing artists and supporting their work by (hopefully) getting their name out there! Click the link below to see for yourself:

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Since the previous list I made—it can be found further down this page—I’ve met some more absolutely amazing men that I have to let the world know about! You may recognize some, but there may also be some names that you’re not familiar with; maybe you’ll fall for them as hard as I did…

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For my Digital Cinema senior thesis project at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, I created a live-action short film based on the intertwining lives of three college students as they’re reunited at a party on a Friday night!

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Here I have a booklist of all the most romantic love stories that I’ve come across over the years as being an avid reader along with being a big fan of the romance genre!

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Do some books you read seem to have a lot of the same elements or themes? Are they something you look for in a story or do you roll your eyes and toss the book aside as soon as you come across it? Check out some of my favorite (and least favorite) tropes in the books I usually read!

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…Let’s just say I go OFF in this article!

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The eyes, the hair, the muscles – OH MY! I’ve read quite a few books and have met quite a few mesmerizing men within the pages of those books! Check out this article to see who exactly makes the cut, and maybe you’ll meet one of your new favorites too!

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2019 was a great year for books! I wanted to showcase my top favorites for the year as a personal recommendation to anyone who’s interested, check out this article to see what I considered the best of the year!

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You’re a writer and you just finished your first draft of your first novel!……and so what do you do next? This article is about what kinds of guided questions you might want to ask someone who just read your draft so you don’t get the ever-popular “It was great! I liked it!”

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Art matters, plain and simple. As a big fan of art and as someone who has a great respect for those that are creators in themselves, I’ve gathered a list of 25 digital artists who I simply want to showcase and help spread awareness for. A lot of them are fellow booklovers who’ve made stunning pieces of some of my favorite books, hence how I discovered them!

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We can all agree that 2020 was…..one hell of a year. It was filled with quite a lot of lows, but a certain high for me was discovering more amazing books to read! Since there was so many, I added more than five to be able to share that many more titles for anyone looking for a new amazing book to read!

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“When In Doubt” (WIP Fiction Series):

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CLICK HERE to see my page pertaining to my New Adult work of fiction that’s still a work in progress ! See the process behind how the idea came to be, and get some insider information on the characters I’ve created based off real people I’d actually met at UW-Stout. Last but not least, be able to get a sneak peak and read the first few chapters of the actual story itself!

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Writing Challenges/Short Stories:

Click on any link in the titles below to see short writing challenges I’ve done with a daily prompt to keep up with writing during the novel COVID-19 Pandemic. A friend and I switched off and found us each a prompt—an image, a song, a one sentence starter, etc.—and spent a short amount of time each day writing. Some stories are better than others, and some prompts worked better with me than some others, but I’m not ashamed to share each one!

Prompt 1:

“The Heist”

Mercenaries, assassins, and winged knights overlook a city in ruin

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Prompt 2:

“Contemplation”

A girl finds herself on a bridge during a foggy night

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Prompt 3:

“Frozen Isolation”

A single man braves a harsh, unfamiliar environment

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Prompt 4:

“Torque”

A racer eyes down the competition of a treacherous desert course

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Prompt 5:

“Tir na Nog”

Elven travelers walk into a pub to meet an unknown informant

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Prompt 6:

“The Guardians of Sparak”

A small group is on the run with a rare creature

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Prompt 7:

“Forged in Deception”

A blacksmith’s apprentice discover’s a shocking secret

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Prompt 8:

“Bond-Fire”

College friends reunite for a new school year at a bonfire

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Prompt 9:

“Unseen Forces”

A man confronts the horror inhabiting a cabin in the woods

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Prompt 10:

“Deadly Desire”

A nobleman at the theater crashes into a young masked woman

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Prompt 11:

“Ignited Treachery”

A betrayed hero comes face-to-face with a new enemy

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Thanks for Reading!

— Nick Goodsell