Personal Posts, Writing Tips

NaNoWriMo is Over, Now What?

  There’s just over eight days left in November which means eight more days to go in National Novel Writing Month, or Nanowrimo.  Those of you who follow me on Twitter and Instagram probably know that I forwent Nano in favor of editing my LGBT Romance Work in Tandem and searching for betas. (Want to… Continue reading NaNoWriMo is Over, Now What?

Personal Posts, Strike Back

#StrikeBack Day 2 (Day 10)

It's day two of the #StrikeBack-a-thon (check out yesterday's post for all the details)! Today's shout outs go to Kyle Robert Schultz, a friend and fellow self-published author (or, in my case, soon-to-be self-published) of the Beaumont and Beasley series which are fun spins on classic fairy tales. Below is the summary of the first… Continue reading #StrikeBack Day 2 (Day 10)

Personal Posts, Strike Back

#StrikeBack Youtube-a-thon

I’m late to the party, but I decided to join the Strike Back Youtube-a-thon effort. This is an event hosted by Booktubers over on YouTube after the recent changing of the policy. It’s hosted by That Bookie, Ben Sanders, and G Swizzle in an effort to help lesser-known Booktubers shine.  Basically, the aim is for… Continue reading #StrikeBack Youtube-a-thon

Flash Fiction, The Song of the Dryad

Song of the Dryad Part One: The Dryad

For the next three weeks, I will be posting my three-part short story, Song of the Dryad. Enjoy. Note: This story is an expansion of 9 Shining Jewels  Summary: The Northern Hunt has been out for the blood of all magical creatures for as long as Shanya can remember, but as beings whose sole purpose is to… Continue reading Song of the Dryad Part One: The Dryad

Writing Techniques, Writing Tips

Wrangling the Dangler: Unresolved Plots

There are many things that can dangle on the grammatical side of writing: participles, prepositions at the end of sentences, fragments, the list goes on. But one that most writers forget about is the dangling plot line. In a story, every scene, discussion, and decision a character makes or is a part of must impact… Continue reading Wrangling the Dangler: Unresolved Plots