Character's are important... and so are their names! Character names add layers of meaning to your work. Let's talk about how to pick the best name.
As a writer, you should start a blog, but you may be asking yourself if it's worth it. Well, it definitely is, and let's talk about why.
Hello! Welcome back to another repost. This original post was essentially me coming to terms with the fact that I am a nerd and like writing fanfiction about all the things. If you've been here a while, then, you already know I post fanfiction. If not, welcome! I post fanfiction. However, most of the fanfiction … Continue reading I’ll Be Posting/Editing FanFics
Hello! Once again, I'm back with another repost/rewrite/thing. When I wrote this original post, I made it a point to say I was writing for others. I was writing for this selfless reason that made me look like such a giving, thoughtful artist. Yeah, that definitely wasn't the case then, and it definitely isn't the … Continue reading The Big Question: “Why?”
Hello! This is, once again, an edit and repost of an old post I had. I am beginning to realize these are less simple edits and more just flat out rewrites. You know that feeling you get when you scroll through your FaceBook feed from... I don't know, ten years ago? It starts off all nostalgic … Continue reading My Editing Technique
I have never been so well dressed in my life. As many of you know, I am still in college, though I just recently signed up for graduation in December (yay!), and being in college I've had the opportunity to join the English Honor Society: Sigma Tau Delta. This offers a wide range of opportunities for all college writers, and I definitely recommend joining if one ever has the opportunity to do so. One perk that I took full advantage of was being able to submit a piece to the national convention, which means I would get a chance to travel out of state, attend a literary convention, and present my piece in front of all my peers and colleagues for my college. Needless to say, I was beyond pumped.
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)!
Chapter 4 She was beginning to dream again. With the heat came the dreams, and with the dream would eventually raise memory. There were bits and pieces, sometimes images, more words. She would see colors – blue, green, shades of pink, possibly the color of cheeks or roses, then she would feel things. There were … Continue reading The Blind Witch ch. 4 and 5 – A Left 4 Dead (Hunter x Witch) Fanfic
The Mind, the Body Out today! Want to read a bit before you buy? The Mind, the Body: Heterochromia - A short story teaser. The Mind, the Bodyby Alyssa HubbardCover Art by Cover Bistro (Jessica Richardson) eBook Versions: Kindle: $0.99! Nook: $0.99! Kobo: $0.99! Apple: $0.99! Smashwords: $0.99! Paperback: Amazon Barnes & Noble Reviews: Rating: ***** “I’ve never been able … Continue reading The Mind, the Body: Dig my eyeball out with a spoon, and love it
Copyrighted © 2014 Alyssa Hubbard This short story is part of The Mind, the Body, my horror / body horror short story collection. It can be pre-ordered or purchased October 1, 2014. Enjoy! "Heterochromia" Alyssa Hubbard I was born in a family of five blue-eyed, blonde-haired southern gentlemen. My mother was decidedly absent for most of … Continue reading The Mind, the Body: Heterochromia – A short story teaser