Cover Reveal!

I am so incredibly excited to share these cover reveals with you! I love doing cover reveals, but this is even more special because they're for my books! My book Awaken is getting a brand new cover, and my new book, Bound by Shadow, has a cover of it's own, too! BOUND BY SHADOW Say … Continue reading Cover Reveal!

Writing Shouldn’t Be Lonely

I think anyone who knows me, knows I'm definitely not silent about my writing. I'm frequently talking about it "in real life" with my friends and family, and if tweets had sound, mine would be a blow-horn. While we're usually sitting by ourselves in front of our computers or notebooks penning away our latest story, writing still shouldn't be lonely. I've outlined why writing with peers is great for me, and I've also included some feedback from fellow writers about why they love writing with others, too!

Write For Yourself First!

I think one of the biggest things I struggle with as a writer is first writing for myself before anyone else! When you want to make a career out of writing, sometimes even writing the first draft will become consumed with thoughts like, will this be good enough? While every piece of writing advice is … Continue reading Write For Yourself First!

WTFYC: Narrative Structure

Before you hop into your writing, it’s important to know what Narrative Structure is in literature. This is the basis for how your story gets from Point A to Point B. Knowing narrative structure can help make sure every scene in your narrative serves it’s purpose. What is narrative structure? I’m glad you asked! Narrative … Continue reading WTFYC: Narrative Structure

Writing Goals for 2018

With the incoming of a new year, many people are writing down their goals for 2018. Goals can be a beautiful thing, as long as we make sure they’re reasonable. I want you, my followers and readers, to hold me accountable for my writing goals. I’ve always made it goal to be transparent about my … Continue reading Writing Goals for 2018

WTFYC: Dialogue, Tags vs Cues

One of my favorite things in writing is crafting beautiful dialogue. When I started writing, I often found myself overusing dialogue tags rather than using cues (more on the difference later). It’s fun to find new ways to say “said / says”, but it’s not always necessary. To kick off WTFYC, I’ll be giving a … Continue reading WTFYC: Dialogue, Tags vs Cues

Writing Tips for YOUR Craft

Welcome to Writing Tips for YOUR Craft. To make things easier, we’ll shorten that large title to a simple acronym, WTFYC. Here are WTFYC I will share new tips every week to help you with your craft. We’ll cover a plethora of topics in different depths, including world-building, dialogue, character building, descriptions, metaphors, and more. … Continue reading Writing Tips for YOUR Craft

5 Tips to Conquer NaNoWriMo

Many writers are beginning to scramble to get ready for what is known as NaNoWriMo, or rather “National Novel Writing Month”. All over the world, writers join together to hit their writing goals and complete a novel within one month. NaNoWriMo has been a wonderful tool for many authors. It helps us get our words … Continue reading 5 Tips to Conquer NaNoWriMo