I pulled another vanishing act this past month or so. Due to personal life struggles, I decided to take a break from... well, everything. I packed a bag and went away for two weeks, ignoring all social media so I could focus on myself for a while. It was much needed and properly enjoyed, but … Continue reading Disappearing Act
Honestly, a lot of authors notes are... well, decidedly boring. They're often just called Acknowledgements these days I think, and very few people pause to read them. There are however, some gems out there. I found these a while ago: I honestly can't wait to write a creative, witty authors note of my own! … Continue reading The Authors Note
I've been questioning the title of Tiger's Eye. It was initially a title of convenience, something I could use to reference my book. I even like it for a while... but as the story progresses, I question it's accuracy and efficiency in representing the story. (Click here to read the blurb) It's something I've been … Continue reading Tiger’s Eye or Deadly Summonings
You may or (more likely) may not have noticed I haven't written any of my own posts in the past two weeks. It's supposed to be week three of Camp NaNoWriMo, but I'd say I'm official down and out for the count. This past week - yes, an entire week - I've been in bed, … Continue reading WIP Thursday?
NOTE: sorry this post is late! Apparently I set the scheduled posting settings wrong. We are almost 1 week into Camp NaNo (which, for those who don't know, is a more flexible version of NaNoWriMo. Click the links for more information) which means, given my goal of 30,000 words, I should've written 5,000 by now. … Continue reading WIP Wednesday: Camp NaNoWriMo
I honestly can't be upset about this week... but I know I did a bad thing. Lets start at the beginning though. I got hit with some intense nostalgia cravings this week; see, when I started writing I joined Booksie, a writer community / website that predates Wattpad (I think?). I loved it, and I … Continue reading WIP Wednesday: Two steps forward, One step back
Not to say that my writing is bad - no, I'm quite impressed sometimes when I reread something I've written, like damn, coulda read that in a real book. While there's always room for improvement, I'm not talking about that at all. I'm talking about how I haven't touched any of my stories at all this week. … Continue reading WIP Wednesday: I’m a bad writer
I haven't touched my writing this week. Haven't had time. No sir. There's a 50%-of-my-grade exam on Friday I've been studying for, so understandably I've been a little creatively-crippled. That's a lie actually. I've been dying to write all week - because apparently, that's just how I work. Only when I absolutely cannot let myself … Continue reading WIP Wednesday: Exam Week
(Apologies for this Wednesday's post being late! Apparently I didn't schedule it properly) This week ('weeks' being Wednesday to Wednesday) started out slow. Across the past two weeks I've read two books. It wasn't in the plans, but when I turned the last page of A Court Of Wings And Ruin by Sarah J. … Continue reading WIP Wednesday: Reading and Revisiting
Here's an extract from my WIP Tiger's Eye, a little teaser to stir your interest. Please enjoy, share your thoughts, and be kind - it's still a first draft.