Weekly Writerly Witterings ~ Why I Was Ready to Give Up Writing

After a year’s hiatus, I came back to publishing to a whole new world. Many of the authors I had followed were no longer publishing. The ones still around either rocketed to stardom or cut comfortable corners into their perspective niches. Many of the methods I had utilized at the start of my career were null and void, I just wasn’t aware until it was too late.

Weekly Writerly Witterings ~ Dear Diary…

About a month before watching Cathy Hay's video, I pulled out my high school journals "for research." I've had an idea for a YA novel/novella series for some time, but I wanted to step back into the shoes of Fifteen. Boy, did my journals deliver.

Weekly Writerly Witterings ~ What’s the Point?

It's hard writing into the void sometimes. With traditional and original fiction, you often write something that people may or not read. Then they may or may not leave a review. If they bother leaving a review (this is not counting book bloggers btw) that's either because they loved your story, or they hated it. The average G.I. Jane doesn't review unless your story moved them to a strong feeling.

Weekly Writerly Witterings ~ What’s Most Important?

One thing I hope you take away from my meanderings, is to enjoy your life. Don't beat yourself up for missing the occasional deadline or falling out of habits. Sometimes, we structure our lives too much, so much that we forget how to be part of the world outside our screens. I hope you find ways to surround yourself with beauty this week. I hope you are inspired 🙂

Weekly Writerly Witterings ~ Workshopping Your Sequel

How do you tackle a sequel? Not just any sequel, either, but to your first big book baby? In 2017, I decided to finally act and rewrite/revise Silver Hollow. In the process, I started to plan ahead for what I hope to be many sequels (6 seasons and a movie! ;p j/k). I would love to say the road was easy-going, but when is it ever easy for an Indie?

Blackbriar Cove for #FantasyforChristmas19!

On Tour with Prism Book Tours 12 Days of Fantasy for Christmas My book's big day is finally here y'all! And just because I love you, I'm sharing an extra exclusive excerpt the rest of the blogverse won't find. (Also, I'm the author 😉 If you want to dig deeper into the world of Silver Hollow, you... Continue Reading →

We’re Launching #FantasyforChristmas19!

  On Tour with Prism Book Tours 12 Days of Fantasy for Christmas It's not every day I get this excited for a book tour—okay, scratch that—I am always excited to talk about books! But it's very true #FantasyforChristmas19 holds a very special place in my heart. Three years ago, I was looking to do... Continue Reading →

Weekly Writerly Witterings ~ On Using Wizard of OZ Philosophy & Love of Fanfiction

witter (ˈwɪtə) vb - (often foll by: on) to chatter or babble pointlessly or at unnecessary length n - pointless chat; chatter Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014 Hope everyone has had a lovely weekend and are ready to face... Continue Reading →

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