Who said writing was fun and easy...?
In my last blog, I talked about my drive to creating characters and plot. For my characters, I talked about my desire to create realistic, relatable characters that my readers can identify with in some way. I'd say one of the easiest (and most crucial things when creating fictional people) ways to make realistic characters … Continue reading How to get inside the mind of your characters
Last month I proposed the question to my newsletter readers: What questions do you have for me? One of my followers asked me what my main drive is when I'm creating characters and plot. The short answer is that I want to create realistic, relatable characters in a plot that's fresh and unexpected. How do … Continue reading How I Create Characters & Plots
My love of horror extends much further than writing. Since childhood, I've spent countless hours reading horror stories, watching scary shows and movies, and even listening to all things horror through podcasts. In fact, my multimedia involvement with horror extends years beyond the first time I decided to write scary stories. To help spread the … Continue reading Horror Podcasts I Can’t Help But Binge
I love writing and I love editing. That is, I love those things separately. Maybe it's just because I'm too wrapped up in my writing to find grammatical errors on the first, second, and even the nth time I go to edit, but for whatever reason, I still find endless spelling and grammatical errors. Worst … Continue reading The Pros & Cons of Grammarly
I always hoped my extraordinary amount of information about serial killers would be put to use.
Getting rejection letters was the best thing to happen to me as a writer.
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Lost Girls launches in two weeks! Yesterday I received two proof copies of the print version of my book. There are a few minor errors on the cover and some interior formatting issues, but nothing too crazy that needs to be fixed. It was a crazy, indescribable feeling being able to hold my book in … Continue reading Exciting Update!
Believe it or not, inspiration is all around. Literally.