The Shadows: Fire’s Hope has been thoroughly edited and after a much needed vacation, I’ve decided to do a second wave of Beta-Reading! I’ve listened to feedback from my editor and Beta-Readers and several parts of the story have drastically changed! I’m so happy with how the story and style are looking now and while I … Continue reading Week 25: Starting a Second Wave of Beta Reading June 4
Hello Writer's and Readers, I'm sorry for the inconsistency with Blog posts lately, I've been putting my all into editing FH's hope (AFRICKINGAIN) and I'm now on draft #4. I have been watching tons of writing videos in search of inspiration and I found this lovely tag by Kim Chance and Mandi Lynn and I thought … Continue reading Week 21: Writing Rituals Tag
Last week I talked about how Parental figures in our stories shape the characters we create, this week I'm veering away from Character Development to talk about how I have been influenced as a writer over the last few months. Back in October I took Jenna Moreci's Skillshare class and through it I determined to … Continue reading Week 16: The Writers Who Shape Me
This year, I'm going to get published!I'm a strong believer in positive thinking to motivate yourself, and last year I set out with a list of unreachable goals, most of these goals I thought were crazy, but come June 2017, some of them actually started falling together! Last summer I determined I wanted to be … Continue reading Week 12: New Years Resolutions!
Sorry for the delay in this week's blog. I've been dealing with some pain since Christmas, and it's been hard to function. So in honor of the New Year, I'm happy to announce that December 30, is the current day in TS:Dragons on Skye! This has never happened before where I've been writing about the … Continue reading Week 11: Special Excerpt!
Even though Fall is over and Halloween is long past, in the tradition of horror movies cashing in on the fall season, my favorite horror movie is Aliens. What’s that I hear? I’m sacrilegious? Alien is better, you say? Good you’ve come to the right place! Something that has both fascinated and disgusted me is … Continue reading Week 9: Curiosity Driven Horror, a look into the mindset of the Alien Franchise.
As everyone knows, there is not a day that goes by that I'm not constantly drinking tea! In the midst of writing, drawing, and screwing around on the violin, I have amassed quite a tea collection. While I'm not going to list of every tea I have, I am going to share with you my … Continue reading Week 7: The Tea Collection
I have been tagged by Alison Haines on twitter https://twitter.com/AuthorAlisonH to do a 20 Questions Writer Tag and I'm super excited! Thank you so much for tagging me, Alison! 1. What type of writing do you do? I write young adult and new adult fiction for a long running book series, The Shadows 2. What genres and/or … Continue reading Mid Week 7: Writer Tag
With Thanksgiving tomorrow on my regular posting day, this week, instead of skipping a week, I decided to post early! The Holidays are always crazy for me, but I'm not going to skip on writing! I'll be doing my regular December challenge, something I've been doing for several years now, and my goal is to … Continue reading Week 6: The Trek-Outlining is Essential!
Generally, I would say the self-insert is a big-no-no for serious writers, but I started writing FH when I was thirteen, at the height of my fanfiction craze so naturally I gave myself a self-insert. The sneakier, wackier, hotter, and more unpredictable version of myself with dark hair and big boobs, she was everything I … Continue reading Week 5: The Self Insert