I went on a bit of a hiatus for the past two weeks because I moved. My husband and I have been together for 10 years and one of the main things we've always talked about doing was buying our own home. Of course this crazy dream of ours would happen just as the world … Continue reading Closing Old Doors and Opening New Ones. (Literally)
Attempting ARK Survival Evolved: Initial thoughts. Something that I enjoy when I'm not stressing about the next story is playing video games. Usually, my go-to is the Sims. Very Generic. Simple. Something I can pay half-assed attention to while I'm watching whatever television show I'm currently binging. But on occasion, I do tend to … Continue reading Attempting ARK Survival Evolved: Initial thoughts.
Looking for some new authors to follow. One's that not only have great stories to tell but give back to the writing community. Check out this months post of Authors that Inspire.
I've been on both sides of the spectrum. When I was posting on Wattpad I wrote thousands of words and popped out multiple chapters every day. They weren't edited and their no longer available, but I did that. It also caused me burn out so bad that I took a year off. Not that I'm … Continue reading Writing Everyday Vs. Not
So after I finished drafting my second novel, the apocalyptic space story that I've decided to shelve, I discovered the joys and frustration of writing a short story. It all came about when I found a open call for a few anthologies and thought...”hmm, I'm waiting on query responses anyways...” and I haven't quite pulled … Continue reading Enjoying the Shorter Side of Things. Or my thoughts on writing short stories.
Authors That Inspire (Chuck Wendig) So, there's so many authors out there. You find them on Twitter, YouTube, Tumbler. Etc. Etc. Literally, everywhere and most of them are just posting about their daily lives, what's coming next in their career, and that absolutely adorable pet picture they captured while being distracted. (Not dissing pictures of … Continue reading Authors That Inspire (Chuck Wendig)
Everything I'm expecting to happen in 2020
2019 in a nutshell 2019 was an interesting year. I can honestly say nothing really exciting happened and something exciting did happen. Let me break that down a bit for you because I know I've lost a few people there. Personal life wise, nothing exciting happened. I wrote my stories, posted videos and worked on … Continue reading 2019 in a nutshell
One thing we all think about when we first start writing is that perfect schedule. How we would run our days if we were to become full time writers. So here's a run down list of what my ideal schedule could be. (Or would be if I buckled down and actually stuck to this kind … Continue reading The Perfect Writing Day
Querying can be tough. Writing a short, maybe three paragraph, explanation of your 500 page book sounds like an impossible tasks. How are you supposed to get all the super cool characters and plot points that made the book worth writing squeezed into three paragraphs? The problem is, you don't. You take your main character, … Continue reading The Process of Querying: Tools I’ve Used and How It’s Going.