The Day I Started Writing . . . (plus a surprise!)

Do I remember the exact day I started writing? Of course, not. 😉 Probably because I was so young and I “started” by dictating nonsensical stories to my parents for them to write down until their fingers fell off (not literally). But I do remember the first “book” that I wrote. My cousin was overContinue reading “The Day I Started Writing . . . (plus a surprise!)”

Why I Write Fantasy

Every writer has their favorite genre. We all have strengths and weaknesses in our craft. Those weaknesses are not to be ashamed of, because every author brings something new (and necessary) to the table. So, why fantasy? I’ve been asking myself this question lately. Because I love other genres, as well, like historical fiction andContinue reading “Why I Write Fantasy”

I Don’t Apologize for This. – 2020 Edition

2020, the year of my graduation from high school, has been a painful year full of challenge, discovery, and being stretched beyond belief. So far in this year, I’ve discovered that I suffer from severe anxiety related to an unremembered childhood trauma. The anxiety is not 24/7, so I only realized the extent of itContinue reading “I Don’t Apologize for This. – 2020 Edition”

LIFE Update! (and a writing snippet…)

Today I’m sharing a life update because I’ve been MIA from the blog universe for (*checks date of last post*) a long time. 🤷‍♀️ But it’s because there has been a lot going on. We’re in a tiny bit of a drought, so we’ve been watering the garden just about day and night (until yesterday. It’sContinue reading “LIFE Update! (and a writing snippet…)”

Important Editing Services Update/LIFE Update

So, I know I said I was going to start offering editing services for writers starting in January. Wanna know what I was doing in January instead? Cramming for Algebra. So, I’m terribly sorry. But in getting ready to go to college, I didn’t realize how much work was actually going to go into that.Continue reading “Important Editing Services Update/LIFE Update”

Blogger Recognition Award

Abby nominated me for this award! Thank you so much! Seriously, guys, go follow her blog – she’s awesome. Award Rules • Write a post displaying your award. • Thank the blogger(s) who nominated you, and provide a link to their blog. • Tell the story of how your blog started. • Give two piecesContinue reading “Blogger Recognition Award”

What Star Wars Has Told Us About Writing

Yes, in 2019, I watched Star Wars for the first time ever. For the most part, I liked it a lot. And so I kinda stole this idea from a post Anna did a long time ago. 😉 WRITING ACCORDING TO STAR WARS When you get a new book idea: 2. When you can’t evenContinue reading “What Star Wars Has Told Us About Writing”