Hi Y’all! So since I can sometimes be a bit of a space cadet, I forgot to mention that I had a short story published at Daily Science Fiction. It’s called Better Than Bones and Dust and you can check it out HERE. It’s SUPER short so it won’t take long to read at all.… Continue reading Better Than Bones and Dust
Sometimes you have a vision of a character in your head. It’s so clear. You can see them exact, but you might have just a wee bit of trouble translating what you see onto the page. Or perhaps your character is a blank slate. You know their story arc – their history, but you’re not… Continue reading Writing Hair and Eye Color
Ready to start querying that manuscript? Or should I say – ready to start thinking about when you will be querying that manuscript (even if you haven’t actually started that book yet – but hey, you know you WILL start, you WILL finish, and you WILL be querying in your future). One thing you may want to do… Continue reading Literary Agents Every Aspiring Author Should be Following on Twitter
If you’re like me, sometimes you struggle to find the word for just the right color. It’s not a red desk, it’s not a purple one – it’s something else. And what REALLY frustrated me is that I can spend way more time than necessary trying to figure out what to call the color. Time… Continue reading Write the Right Color!
Snoopy! Ah, Snoopy…that loveable cartoon dog with the personality of an eccentric grandfather. I love him. And what I love most about him is his dream and desire to be a writer. He has a dream! He never gives up! He receives rejection letter after rejection letter! He suffers from writers block! He doubts himself! HE… Continue reading Snoopy Inspiration for Writers
If you’re a writer a great way to get your name out there AND make a little extra money (something all struggling writers need – unless you have a nice cushiony publishing deal), is through writing contests. Maybe you have a short story in your folder of stories that you’re not totally sure what to… Continue reading January 2017 Writing/Short Story Contests
If you’re like me then you write a lot of fight scenes – I mean A LOT. I write YA epic fantasy that takes place in a world of warriors, wizards and villains. There is going to be a lot ass kicking going on. And if you’re like me you spend a lot of time… Continue reading Writing Fight Scenes – Helpful Info.