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.
When you write, you tend to spend a lot of time in your head, and it’s easy to become discouraged and disheartened. It’s even easier to fall into a pit that doesn’t seem to have a way out.
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 🙂
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 Something that's come to my attention lately is just how much of a... Continue Reading →
Hola from Tejas everyone! This past week I've been working hard to pull together all my notes and partially written scenes from Tamn. I'm excited to see the story develop fully. There's something magical about taking scattered broken pieces and crafting them into a whole. I can honestly say every book I write offers a... Continue Reading →
Today is the last day for the Scarred Beauty Cover Reveal Giveaway, hosted by the ever lovely, Prism Book Tours! I wanted to share Najla Qamber Design's Cover Art again because it's so lovely to look at! It's been wonderful seeing how many of you took part in this reveal & shared with your networks!... Continue Reading →
Howdy folks! Hope y'all are having a terrific Tuesday! I have some exciting news to share today. On June 23rd, Prism Book Tours is hosting a Cover Reveal for the sequel to Craving Beauty! Besides giving everyone the chance to marvel at Najla Qamber Designs gorgeous cover artistry, there will be a giveaway included. Specific... Continue Reading →
I've been working steadily on the sequel to Craving Beauty and tucking away 500-1000 words a day. A lot of this sudden increase in productivity is thanks to my baby being old enough to sleep through the night (we are still working on that, lol) Those nightly hours after we put him to sleep have... Continue Reading →
Here's a little progress from today... Since most of my writing time happens while the baby is napping, every little bit counts. The following is another excerpt from Volume 2 of Craving Beauty (title pending). Happy reading! Ceddrych’s tall shoulders blocked the sunlight and she giggled as she followed him down the slope toward their... Continue Reading →
It seems like it's been forever since I've had a chance to update. Truth be told I've been busy with life, namely my four month old baby. While I have found rare stolen moments to write, I have still been attempting to chip away at the Craving Beauty series. As proof, I thought I'd share... Continue Reading →