Hey guys, As authors, it’s so imperative that we create real, believable, and individual worlds for our fictional characters to live in–after all, they can’t actually coexist with us in the real world; without this layer of authenticity, of intimate awareness, a story can easily become one-dimensional, uninspiring, or even…dare I say it, boring? It’s… Read More World-Building in Fiction (Parts 1 and 2)
I truly can’t believe it was one year ago today, when it all started–the newest adventure in my writing journey. I’ve learned so much, grown so much, and I’m ready to take on even more this year! My theme for 2017: New Beginnings My 2018 theme: FEARLESS
THIS GIVEAWAY HAS OFFICIALLY ENDED. THANK YOU. Hello, I’m running an #AmazonGiveaway — enter for your chance to win a Kindle Edition ebook copy of my latest novel, Twenty-Seven Tiered Almond Cake. This Christmas-time story is the perfect companion to cozy blankets and hot cocoa around a fireplace (then again, it’s also the perfect accessory… Read More **GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED** Amazon Giveaway: Twenty-Seven Tiered Almond Cake!
We’ve all been there–when the writing gets sticky, when our imaginations seems to sputter to a halt and we don’t know where to take the rest of the scene, how to get the characters talking again…when the plot seems cliched and tired. Ugh. It’s pretty much the worst for a writer. That’s why I’ve put… Read More Writerly Exercises: When the Writing Sticks
Hi everyone! I’m so excited–on Friday, November 10th I will be releasing my second novel, Twenty-Seven Tiered Almond Cake. Want to know what it’s all about? Watch the video…or read the book blurb, located at the bottom of this post. Or better yet, do both! 🙂 BOOK BLURB: Charlie does not want to plan her… Read More New Novel Releases Friday, November 10th
HAPPY 3RD BIRTHDAY, LITLIBER! Oh my goodness, I can’t believe it’s been three years (3 years!) since I started this blog! I can still remember the fantastic excitement and nerves as I hit ‘publish’ for the very first time–the anticipation and the hopes as I waited for whatever would come next. Well, it’s certainly surpassed… Read More HAPPY BIRTHDAY, LITLIBER