Yep, you read that right, and I'll say it again. Please, don't just write a book. This probably goes against so many things you've heard, all of the people saying, "Do it! Go for it!" And yes, while you should absolutely chase your writing dreams... ...that doesn't start with writing a book. Driving a Car … Continue reading Don’t Just Write a Book
If you're not caught up on my writing process series, you can start with this post here! As a quick recap, I've been taking you all on a journey through how I write stories. In the first post, I showed you how I come up with details before I write the story. In the second … Continue reading The Writing Process (Part 3)
Better late than never, right? So, if you haven't read my first post about the writing process, I highly suggest you do that now! I talk about how I set up a story and come up with names, characters, and settings. For this post, I'll be sharing my rough draft so you can then see … Continue reading The Writing Process (Part 2)
Everyone wishes for a second chance, and no one more than the traveller who holds one in his grasp. But what happens when that chance fails, time and time again?The total destruction of a planet, a boy leaving home, a teacher coming in contact with alien life, a draconic businesswoman hungry for power...These people and … Continue reading Get COLOURS: An otherworldly short story series TODAY!
If you read my post from Monday, you know that I'm writing a short story about a bonfire this week. But as I started writing, I started thinking that instead of just posting the finished product, I could walk you through the process of how I write! Why would I do this? Well, it's helpful … Continue reading The Writing Process (Part 1)
I don't know what happened last week, but it went by insanely fast. Can anyone else relate? I've got a lot on my plate this week, so I imagine the same thing will probably happen again! *Deep Breath* Here's What I've Got... Brainstorming an NFT background storyBrainstorming another NFT background story (y'all I didn't even … Continue reading Wait, wasn’t it just Monday like 2 days ago?
I promised you there would be an exciting post this week! I’m here to announce that I’m publishing another book! You may recognise it, because I started posting the stories here on my blog until I got a bigger vision for them. So without further ado, say hello to my next book, Colours, a sci-fi … Continue reading Introducing: My Newest Book, Coming Soon!
If you haven't heard about my Kindle Vella story, The Dragons' Den, well, I'm telling you about it now! Kindle Vella is a new way to read stories on the Kindle (and Kindle app) in episodic format. It's really great if you just want to read little tidbits of stories at a time! My contribution … Continue reading A Story You Can’t Miss
Here's a sample of my newest writing exercise! Right from the first paragraph, the narrator sort of took over and I could hear her voice in my head so clearly! A wailing alarm jerks me instantly awake from a dream—a very pleasant dream too, I may add. Equal parts fear and excitement rush through me. … Continue reading Alert! New flash fiction story!
The beginning of a book is crucial to its success. Not only does it matter to agents and publishers, but it also matters to the readers. After a few pages, most readers will have made up their minds about whether or not they like your book. And the chances are, if they aren't impressed, they'll … Continue reading In the beginning…