Flash fiction is basically a short story under 1,000 words. They can be incredibly frustrating to write (after all, I find it hard to keep a story description under 1000 words), but they can also be really fulfilling. They’re a great writing practice tool and a great way to keep your writing skills fresh if… Continue reading Writing Help – 7 Places to Submit Your Flash Fiction Stories
Are you writing a book or story about gods and goddesses? I hope so because I would love a good book about ancient gods. There seems like there hasn’t been a really big one since Percy Jackson. If you can think of one let me know so that I can check it out…or maybe I… Continue reading Writing Help – Different Gods and Goddesses
For any fans of The Protectors Saga, I know the 6th book has been a VERRRRRRRY long time coming. I had a goal of putting out one or two books a year, but the real world came along and kicked my butt. Deaths in the family, job changes and illness sidetracked my writing. But time… Continue reading Protectors Saga Book 6 First Page!
Once again a Supernatural gif perfectly sums up my life. Writing is hard. It’s hella hard. There are days when I’ll literally be sitting at the computer for 5 hours straight and only a sentence will get written. Those days are terrible. They defeat you a little bit. I’ve somehow managed to write six books… Continue reading Writing Advice – Writer’s block tips that work for me
Writer’s can obsess over their character’s names – I know I do. In my book series, The Protectors Saga, there’s about six “main” characters. I must have spent a good few weeks researching names, playing around with the sound of them being read aloud, then going back and changing the names multiple times before I decided… Continue reading What’s in a name…for a writer – A LOT
One thing I love doing before writing a story is creating storyboards for my characters. It allows me to get a real feel for them, like they’re coming alive (and not just in my head). If you’re struggling AT ALL with developing your characters – I wholeheartedly recommend doing this. Even if you don’t create storyboards,… Continue reading Character Storyboards
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