Can’t generate inspiration for a new story? Not sure what to write about? Everyone gets ideas a little differently. For some people, the plot is the first thing to develop in their minds. For others, the worldbuilding. For me, it’s characters. But all books start with an idea. And here are some ways to helpContinue reading “How to Find Ideas to Write About”
Category Archives: Bookish Things
Number One Reason NOT to Self-Publish
Let’s face it, self-publishing has become hugely popular. I’m an indie author myself. But the decision to self-publish must not be made lightly. If you haven’t decided yourself, I’m not going to get into all the reasons to publish your book on your own (there are many good reasons). Today, I want to talk aboutContinue reading “Number One Reason NOT to Self-Publish”
Well, I Read the Book.
I read 500 pages in, like, five days, so, that was fun. I was so excited to read Daican’s Heir, the sixth and final book in the Ilyon Chronicles Series. This series has been hugely impactful in my writing for a very long time. I’m pretty sure I picked it up before book 3 wasContinue reading “Well, I Read the Book.”
How to Format Your Book for Self-Publishing (part one)
Ah, you’ve arrived to it at last. The thrilling portion of self-publishing known as formatting. The delight of all writers, the zenith of our craft (or our patience *cough*). Okay, formatting is, like, the bane of self-publishing. Seriously. And it must be undertaken with a thorough knowledge of proper formatting. I am not going toContinue reading “How to Format Your Book for Self-Publishing (part one)”
Daican’s Heir OUT NOW!
You guys, I am so psyched for the release of the sixth and final book in the Ilyon Chronicles series. I have been in love with this series a very long time, and Jaye’s writing had a profound impact on mine when I was just starting. So, let’s get into it! (There’s an epic giveaway,Continue reading “Daican’s Heir OUT NOW!”
Winter of the Bees COVER REVEAL!
Guys, I am STOKED to be joining in the cover reveal for this sweet middle grade novel from Angela R Watts! What is even better is that Angela is campaigning this book on Kickstarter. So keep reading for more information! First, the blurb: Thirteen-year-old Niles Filzbin has a list of problems a mile long: hisContinue reading “Winter of the Bees COVER REVEAL!”
Every Writer Should Read This Book
There was this book I started reading a few months ago, then quit. (I’m horrible like that.) I don’t know why I did, but I know I got a feeling for the emotional roller coaster that was coming, and I didn’t want to get so invested in the characters. (And I call myself a writer.Continue reading “Every Writer Should Read This Book”
ESTUARY Cover Reveal!
I’m excited to join in the cover reveal for Estuary by Lisa Bergren, releasing from Enclave Publishing in June 2023! This is the first book in the fantasy trilogy, Oceans of Time, and is available to preorder in hardcover TODAY. The series that preceded trilogy is the River of Time series, and they are absolutely awesome booksContinue reading “ESTUARY Cover Reveal!”
Daican’s Heir COVER REVEAL!
Guys, I am beyond excited to be part of Jaye Knight’s cover reveal today for Daican’s Heir, the sixth and final book in the Ilyon Chronicles series. Not only is Ilyon Chronicles my favorite series ever, but Jaye Knight’s writing has had a huge impact on my own. I couldn’t be more grateful for it.Continue reading “Daican’s Heir COVER REVEAL!”
Sneak Peek into Project: NaNo
While NaNoWriMo is chugging along, I thought I’d introduce you all to the tiniest of sneak peeks into the project I’m working on. Can’t give away too much, but . . . 😉 Title: N/A Genre: Fantasy Subgenre: I’m not telling 😉 And a little aesthetic because I love them: EEPP! I love aesthetics! AndContinue reading “Sneak Peek into Project: NaNo”