Hello fellow bloggers and bookworms, The last month I have suffered from major writers block. I want to write. I have ideas. But I am struggling to translate my ideas down on paper. Well, I say paper, I mean word document. And in the end, what I write just doesn’t work. I end up deleting… Continue reading Writers Block
Chapter One Extract (first draft). Last night I dreamt of a nameless woman, the one with the piercing green eyes that haunted my dreams. The sound of my name on her lips echoed in my mind. Alaina. Soft and high like a choir of silver bells. Alaina. A hypnotizing melody on repeat. “Laina?” the sound… Continue reading Teaser Tuesday. #2
I’m hoping to start updating you guys more frequently about my writing. So. What have I been working on? Well, not a lot! I had planned on writing as much as possible, every single day. I, of course, did not follow that plan. Life just seems to be getting in my way. Unbelievable, right? I am hoping, praying even,… Continue reading Writing update- the struggle is real.
I love getting to know a blogger, to me it makes them seem more real. It allows you to peek behind the metaphorical curtain, that is the safety of a computer screen, and catch a glimpse of the true man/woman working the magic. So, let’s get to it: The first book I chose to read,… Continue reading Ten book facts about.
Hello, fellow bookworms and bloggers. This afternoon I finished work earlier than I had anticipated, so I decided to seize the opportunity to pop into the local bookstore. I browsed the many selves, picking up the occasional book. Which got me thinking, what drew me to those particular books. And in all honesty, my attention was caught… Continue reading Judging a book by its cover.
Preface extract (first draft). Preface. Pain. The word scorches through my mind. The feeling pulses through my veins, searing across my skin. The black fog seeped into my mind, thick and heavy. I struggled to think through the agony, the memories of my life on a loop. I would treasure those blissful, ignorant… Continue reading Teaser Tuesday.#1
Music is a key aspect of my writing process. Music can help me focus, particularly if the songs match the tone of the story. But a song also tells its own story, a unique tone permeates throughout. Which in turn, can impact my approach to a particular scene in my own writing. Sometimes I like… Continue reading Do you listen to music when you write?