Warning: May contain minor spoilers, but opening comments are spoiler-free. Check out my Reading Ranting page for more. Where to start with how much I love this series? Forging Darkness is book 2 of the Fallen Legacies series. No spoilers, but… the end. I did not see that coming. What I liked… The pace wasContinue reading “Book Review – Forging Darkness by Julie Hall – 5 stars”
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Writing Ranting – NaNoWriMo – The Viper’s Library
I’m please to announce my NaNoWriMo project for November 2022. I actually started this for last November’s NaNoWriMo, but it grew into a trilogy, and I was polishing up another novel for publication This month, I hope to get the final 30k done based on my estimated word count. Either way, I will finish thisContinue reading “Writing Ranting – NaNoWriMo – The Viper’s Library”
Sharing this beautiful poem by my friend Aby. ❤❤❤ Make me sing your song, I told the poet He drew three gossamer strings Laid them in front of me And said, Now play. The Poet
Book Review. A Touch of Darkness by Scarlett St. Clair. 3.5 Stars.
Warning: Some reviews contain minor spoilers, but I keep the best parts vague. Check out my Reading Ranting page for more reviews and thoughts on reading. I love all things mythological, so this was a fun book to read. However, I found that for everything I liked in general, there was a huge exception thatContinue reading “Book Review. A Touch of Darkness by Scarlett St. Clair. 3.5 Stars.”
Writing Is a Business!
Writing is a business, especially if you plan to self-publish. You need to start thinking like a business owner as well as a writer. Make time for the various writing tasks the way you would at any other job.That’s if you want to make an income from it, otherwise, write however you want. Or writeContinue reading “Writing Is a Business!”
Book Review. The Kingdom of Flesh and Fire, and Crown of Guilded Bones by Jennifer L. Armentrout. 2 stars.
Warning: Some reviews contain minor spoilers, but I keep the best parts vague. Check out my Reading Ranting page for more reviews and thoughts on reading. Disclosure: I didn’t finish book 3 because I just gave up. Also, this is a pretty negative review. I liked book 1 for the most part, but the seriesContinue reading “Book Review. The Kingdom of Flesh and Fire, and Crown of Guilded Bones by Jennifer L. Armentrout. 2 stars.”
Having an Online Presence Isn’t so Scary!
Treat for my writing buddy T-Rex who is always supporting me in my writing, so here’s some hopefully helpful thoughts on getting online. Blogging and staying active on social media to promote your brand is time-consuming and overwhelming when you have a million and one other things to do, but if you want to makeContinue reading “Having an Online Presence Isn’t so Scary!”
I’ve had mixed experiences with giving and receiving critiques. I try to be honest and encouraging and have many great writing buddies do the same for me. But one thing that bothers me is when people I don’t know critique my work with zero encouragement or when others talk about wanting “harsh” crits or “tearContinue reading “Harsh Critiques!”
Unravelling Writing Advice – When to Hire and Editor!
Another installment from Unravelling Writing Advice series. I’ve never hired an editor, and there’s a reason for that. Let me explain… When it comes to hiring editors, I’ve discovered there are three types of writer. The writer who gets an editor before they’ve finished their WIP or pays an editor even though they plan toContinue reading “Unravelling Writing Advice – When to Hire and Editor!”
Unravelling Writing Advice – How Often To Write!
Introducing my new series Unravelling Writing Advice where I explain how the advice works and adapts for every writer. Most of the advice I’ve seen talks about weekly goals and daily writing schedules. It helps keep you organised and motivated. Without regular goals, your writing time can get lost in the haze that is theContinue reading “Unravelling Writing Advice – How Often To Write!”