I’m back, finally. After my last post this summer at the very end of August a lot has happened. First, I finished my first semester of college!! I’m so happy to be studying there and I am very excited for … Continue reading A New Book in 2018!
Hey everyone! Sorry to have missed my routine Thursday post, but I’m back today with the final part in my blog series on setting. On this final post addressing arguably the most significant aspect of a novel, we’re going to … Continue reading A Setting That Takes the Stage: Plot Fitting
I can’t believe that it’s already time for a week 3 update. This month has flown by! A lot has happened this week… a lot more than I expected. First, in terms of news, without what I’m going to write … Continue reading July Camp NaNo Update: Week 3
I think that at some point in a writer’s journey they discover something important about their writing style that is pivotal to the quality of their work. For example, I for one discovered that I don’t like to create conflict … Continue reading Conflict with Conflicts
It’s that time again! Summer is upon us, which means it’s time to do some reading! I lucked out and my summer job requires me to go to the library every week so the kids can check out books for … Continue reading Summer Reading Series!
I think it’s safe to say that sometimes in our lives we find ourselves in ruts of going along with ‘the crowd’. Like when there’s a really popular tv show on tomorrow night, you’re not really into it but you … Continue reading July Camp NaNo Prep Week 4: Choosing Yourself
Whenever you want to get better at something, you practice. The more times you do something, the more you improve. Sports, for example. If I wanted to be an all-star tennis player, you’d see me on the court most days. … Continue reading July Camp NaNo Prep Week 2: Writing Prompts
Hey everyone! Today is my last Monday of high school, so I thought it’d be fitting to release some of my knowledge. I have edited (seemingly) thousands upon thousands of first drafts, so I hope that by this time I … Continue reading How to Edit your First Draft
Today I’ve come upon the realization that I am very bad at going out of my book comfort zone. My usual niche is young adult action/romance, but I know that there’s good books out there that are categorized into different … Continue reading Book Review: Die For Me
There are a lot of unspoken rules in self-publishing. Some of them I have discovered, a lot I have not. Each time that I have published something I have also learned something. Today I want to share with you some … Continue reading What Not To Do When Self-Publishing