How I Dealt With My First Rejection + Rejected Short Story

I saw the reply to my submission email. Anxiously, heart fluttering in my chest, I clicked it open. I was rejected. They thought my theme was nice, but the writing was too much telling and not showing, and the characters needed development. YAY!! You may not think this is the time to celebrate. I mean, … Continue reading How I Dealt With My First Rejection + Rejected Short Story

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In-Depth Outlining

Haha okay I’m not going to go as in depth as Marsh-Mella-Man in my cartoon, but today I just wanted to talk about the subject of how to flesh out a novel idea into a chapter by chapter outline. Ready? (This idea is going to be really cringy but I’m not going to take forever … Continue reading In-Depth Outlining

Novel Snippets: Mexlor Tournaments: Mysterious Warrior

The fighters on the other team began to walk forward,  and seeing them, the group of the underground army stepped forward, weapons raised, ready to fight. Branden moved forward, Talitha and Jake flanking him. Three other fighters broke from the crowd of other fighters, and moved to confront them, eagerness and happiness visible on their … Continue reading Novel Snippets: Mexlor Tournaments: Mysterious Warrior