Happy October everyone! And welcome to the month where it's socially acceptable to talk about all things spooky all the time. In honor of my favorite month of the year, I've created a list of 31 horror movies to watch this month. But this list isn't like any list you've seen before. This list includes only lesser-known … Continue reading October Horror Movie Bucket List- Part One
Go back to 2002. What were you doing? For me, I was in first grade and working on my first story. Granted, it wasn't a great story and it was maybe a hundred words or so, but at the time I thought it was the greatest thing ever. I'm sure most seven-year-olds would have the … Continue reading #TBT- My First Story
Sometimes people have the wrong idea about what it means to be an author. They paint up fantasies of sitting back and watching millions of dollars roll in while texting inside jokes to our favorite authors. Thankfully though, Michael Scott, our fearless leader from the NBC hit show The Office, is not just the Worlds Best … Continue reading 10 Times Michael Scott Summed Up Being An Author
If you're like me, you've been waiting for this moment for weeks. Personally, I've been wanting to jump into a book cover reveal since I started working on the covers back in June! Can you imagine? Waiting three whole months to share with the world my visually creative skills to accompany my creative writing? Well, … Continue reading Book Cover Reveal
Are you looking for yet another book to read this summer but have exhausted your pre-made reading list? Well, I've got good, no great news for you! I'm looking for beta readers for my second novel. As a beta reader, you'll receive a digital copy of my manuscript three months before it's released to the … Continue reading Calling All Bibliophiles!
A lot can happen in a short period of time. Each year, or half year in this case, surprises me as to how much I can change as a person and how much things around me can change. I won't bore you with all the ways things have changed over the past six months, but … Continue reading Mid-Year Updates
"I have lived a thousand lives and I've loved a thousand loves. I've walked on distant worlds and I've seen the end of time. Because I read." -George R. R. Martin That's what reading is all about, isn't it? Getting to go to a new world, with new people, and new … Continue reading What Makes My Writing Unique
"Matt was the last to put his fingers on the planchette. His fingers hovered above it for a moment. His body begged him not to do this, even his brain was telling him this won’t work in his favor, but it was like he was no longer in control of his body. It was like … Continue reading Behind The Scenes: An Exclusive Teaser of The Seventh Day
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