Looking to change my life has become a quest. I want to wake up in the morning and feel like the day is worth working through. I’ve been setting myself goals and soul searching for a life plan that doesn’t include feeling degraded or inconsequential. In my search for better answers, I stumbled upon a … More Questing for My Soul: Reviewing THE DESIRE MAP EXPERIENCE by Danielle LaPorte
Life rolled right over me. Like, completely squished me flat and left me scrambling to get myself back together. Life does that! I’m in the process of reclaiming my goals now that life’s steam roller has gone on its merry way for the foreseeable future. Thank goodness! Anyway, now that all of my bits aren’t … More Reclaiming Organization: The Bullet Journal
I was supposed to write this post on Friday. Instead I spent some much needed time with my partner. So, nope, I’m not apologizing. However, I would like to get back on track here. Today I wanted to talk about my latest book project, the sequel to OLD BLOOD, tentatively titled SOUL BLOOD. It’s bloody. … More Next!
Writing fiction is fun! It’s also complicated. One of the things that I see in many books is the struggle between carrying the plot forward, and creating realistic dialogue between characters. That said, here are my suggestions: Do: Use adjectives to show how a person is speaking. I get it, someone, somewhere, said that adjectives … More Dynamic Dialogue: Do This, Not that
For my first Character Development feature I wanted to give credit where credit is due! My favorite book on character development is BREATHING LIFE INTO YOUR CHARACTERS by Rachel Ballon. It’s an empowering and informative read! I learned so much about creating characters from this book that I would have to plagiarize the heck out … More Character Development Feature #1
I’m a planner. An anal retentive, borderline psychotic planner. I have lists of my lists, several day planners (none of which I use for longer than two weeks, but the intent is still there), and charts of chores on my walls that have become artwork rather than anything by way of motivational organizing. Meaning that … More Throw That Sh*t Away!!!
I sent my first self published book into IndieReader for a review, and I got 5/5 stars!!! So Super stoked!!!! 😀 To quote them (and toot my own horn, because this is too awesome for modesty): Riveting from beginning to end, OLD BLOOD is top-of-the-line fantasy material. ~IndieReader. – See more at: http://indiereader.com/2015/11/love-drives-a-mortal-to-request-immortality-within-the-tuatha-de-danann-in-old-blood/#sthash.hTZc1GJU.dpuf … More IndieReader Review!