I've always thought I was comfortable in my own skin. I don't embarrass easily. As I demonstrate in the picture below: I'm willing to make a fool of myself for the sake of a laugh. Here I was, at my job, wearing two tree skirts - one as a poncho, one as a skirt - … Continue reading The Girl Who Doesn’t Care, Cares A Lot
- 1st Chapter - Next Chapter > < Previous Chapter Suga’s eyes widened ever so slightly, and his already thin lips pursed tighter together until they were as pale as his face. Shiori couldn’t be sure, but she thought he looked somewhat… disappointed? Even so, she didn’t get a chance to ask as he turned … Continue reading The Rain, It Pours ch. 5 – A Forest of Drizzling Rain Fanfic
When I was I bored, I read Junie B. Jones and laughed at her antics. When my sister was sick and away in the hospital, I could pretend she was staying with Amelia Bedelia and would be coming home soon. When my parents were divorcing, I realized it wasn't as scary as the Goosebumps books … Continue reading Why I love to read?
This was completely out of my comfort zone. I have lurked in the YA fiction section for what feels like my whole life. Then, one day, I stepped out of that isle in Barnes & Noble and saw this beauty. Why did I pick this book you may ask? First, check out that beautiful cover. … Continue reading What I’ve Read: Wool by Hugh Howey
As I've written before, Ico is one of my favorite video games of all time. Video games and books have taught me so much about myself and about writing, it would be foolish to try to separate one from the other. When I discovered that an author had been given the rights to write a book … Continue reading What I’ve Read: Ico Castle in the Mist by Miyuki Miyabe
Howdy y'all! Today just so happens to be my 21st birthday, and rather than drown myself in legal alcohol purchases, I have decided to give a gift to YOU... er, well, FIVE of you, that is. My book The Mind, the Body, a horror short story collection, came out last year in October. I purchased five … Continue reading My Birthday Giveaway (21 years in the making)!
Very rarely do I find things embarrassing. The most embarrassing things are the funniest. So, for the sake of laughter, I share with you two reasons (experiences) that show you why life as a writer (or my life in general) IS NOT glamorous. At all. Not even a little bit. So, as a full-time student, … Continue reading 2 embarrassing reasons why life as an author ISN’T glamorous.
An aspiring author just emailed me with a question, "Hello, I'm an aspiring writer and I was wondering if you have a piece of writing advice for getting through rough patches. " I'm still not sure if I gave her the answer she wanted, but I wanted to share my response here... in case anyone else needs … Continue reading “Remember why you started writing in the first place.”
- 1st Chapter - Next Chapter > < Previous Chapter While she was pleased to find him avidly searching the racks upon racks of clothing, she found his choices a bit drab. Especially with her vibrant assortment of clothes. So far he had picked up a black turtleneck, black slacks, and even a pair of … Continue reading The Rain, It Pours ch. 4 – A Forest of Drizzling Rain Fanfic
It's been a long, long, long time since I've actually stopped and enjoyed the process of writing. I went through a short phase where I just kept telling myself, "It's okay, it won't be long until I can write again," and that was enough for me. Then it got to the point where I would … Continue reading 3 things you need to do when your hobby begins to feel like a job.