Book Reviews

Book Review: Fair is Foul

Foul is Fair (Book 1 The Fair Folk Chronicles) by  Jeffrey Cook and Katherine Perkins. Summary: Lots of girls play Fairy Princess when they're little. Megan O'Reilly had no idea the real thing was like playing chess, guitar, and hockey all at once. Megan had known for a long time that she wasn't an entirely… Continue reading Book Review: Fair is Foul

Outlining and Structure, Writing Tips

How to Outline: Using the 3 Act, 9 Block Structure: Part 3

Here is the final part of my tutorial on outlining with the 3 Act, 9 Block Structure. If you're new to this series, check out Part 1 and Part 2 as well as  Katytastic’s YouTube video, and  Brittany Tenpenny’s blog posts, which both inspired this series. In explaining the final nine parts of this strategy,… Continue reading How to Outline: Using the 3 Act, 9 Block Structure: Part 3

Outlining and Structure, Writing Tips

How to Outline: Using the 3 Act, 9 Block Structure: Part 2

Happy Monday, everyone, and welcome back to my tutorial on outlining using the 3 Act, 9 Block structure. If you're not familiar with this form of outlining, make sure to check out Part 1 of this series as well as  Katytastic’s YouTube video, and  Brittany Tenpenny’s blog posts, which were my go-to sources when I… Continue reading How to Outline: Using the 3 Act, 9 Block Structure: Part 2

Flash Fiction, Singles

“DNA Doesn’t Make a Family, Love Does” -Lena Adams, The Fosters

“Ben?” Gena called, leaning over the arm of the couch and pecking him on the lips to draw his attention away from the game on T.V. “Hi, honey,” he murmured as a small smile curved onto his lips at the unexpected kiss. “What’s up?” Gena came around to stand next to him.   She fiddled with… Continue reading “DNA Doesn’t Make a Family, Love Does” -Lena Adams, The Fosters

Outlining and Structure, Writing Tips

How to Outline: Using the 3 Act, 9 Block Structure: Part 1

Last week, I discussed one of the two methods I used to outline my current work in progress debut, and I plan to continue that trend in this three part miniseries on the 3 Act, 9 Block Outlining Structure. Once again, this method is not of my own creation and  this post will be heavily… Continue reading How to Outline: Using the 3 Act, 9 Block Structure: Part 1

Outlining and Structure, Writing Tips

 Outline Using “The Hero’s Journey”  

A few weeks ago, I mentioned that I had recently completed the comprehensive outline for my work in progress.  For me, it was relatively easy once  I got started, but finding the perfect method to work with proved quite difficult. So, in hopes that I can make the outlining process easier for other writers who,… Continue reading  Outline Using “The Hero’s Journey”  

Personal Posts

R.L. Weeks’ The Toad Prince Releases Today!

On behalf of R.L. Weeks.... Blurb: Edward is cursed, but to be free he will have to pay a terrible price and could destroy everyone else's happily ever afters on the search for his own. Release day party (lots of giveaways and contests): https://www.facebook.com/events/1706704866259940/ Goodreads link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/30258535-toad-prince Link to book trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-HB6gM-mUVU