Category Archives: Writing World

A Cup of Excerpt Tea

Excerpt day!! ^_^ I don’t post excerpts too often, but I’m really excited about what I’m working on and want to share. Little background information: “Winter’s Siren” – is a dark magical realism retelling told in two point-of-views. This scene is from Devi’s. She’s been sheltered to the extreme. The setting is in the middle… Continue Reading

The DIY Publishing Diary: Volume Four – The Basics

Here are some things I’ve learned over the past few months: How to find a Cover Designer Cue mini rant – Never under any circumstances should anyone put their book out into the world without a cover. I read a story on the Absolute Write forum by someone who actually put her book up on Amazon… Continue Reading

Some Thoughts On Book Reviews

I was watching a BookTuber do reviews one day and was struck by something I’ve never thought of before. This came after February’s IWSG (insecure writer’s support group) question that asked: “How has being a writer changed your experience as a reader?” I admit I couldn’t relate to the question. Sure, my reading went through… Continue Reading

Cover Reveal: Ballad of the Beanstalk (Amy McNulty)

Today, author Amy McNulty is revealing the cover for her latest novel, Ballad of the Beanstalk, a YA romantic fantasy fairy tale prequel. I have such a soft spot for fairy tales! Cover created by Makeready Designs. BLURB: As her fingers move across the strings of her family’s heirloom harp, sixteen-year-old Clarion can forget. She doesn’t dwell… Continue Reading

Goodreads Reading Challenge

Okay, confession. I did technically beat my reading goal of 16 last year by one whole “book.” However, three or four of my books were Dr. Seuss books, cause I love me some Dr. Seuss and read some new ones this last year. One was a book I just skimmed. At least three reads were… Continue Reading