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?
Hey, my lovelies! I've been away from the blog for a bit and I'm sorry about that. I do have a good excuse though: I FINISHED MY BOOK! Well, the first draft, anyway. Now to commence with a momentous round of revisions. I'm actually strangely looking forward to this part because as overwhelming as it is, picking out… Continue reading Update!
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)
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
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
This weeks Dear Claerie features a good friend of mine, Tanner Childs! Intro: What’s your name, what do you write, where can readers find you on social media? And just for fun, if you could be any mythological being, what or who would you be? Well, my name is Tanner Childs, I write fantasy of… Continue reading Dear Claerie with Tanner Childs
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
This week's author interview is with my awesome friend J.M. Sullivan, author of Alice: The Wanderland Chronicles! Intro: What’s your name, what do you write, where can readers find you on social media? And just for fun, if you could be any mythological being, what or who would you be? Hi! My name is… Continue reading Author Interview: J.M. Sulivan
5 Steps to Better Blurbs by: Julie Gilbert I was generously given an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review; much thanks to the author! Writing a blurb is often something authors either love or hate. You have to take your multi-hundred-page magnum opus of a manuscript and condense it down to… Continue reading Book Review: 5 Steps to Better Blurbs
That is the question…. Just kidding! Don't worry, I'm not about to go all Shakespeare on you guys. 🙂 Last week, my friend Tanner talked about the fact that he chose not to use a pen name; this week, I'm going to talk about the reason I choose to use one. Last night I took… Continue reading To Pen Name or Not to Pen Name? Part 2