The ring of the thundering hammer blocked out all other noises in the blacksmith shop. Hensan turned to Rison, his partner in the shop. Hensan's old eyes, still sharp as ever, flicked to and fro along the anvil, surveying Rison's skilled fingers pressing down on the clamps that held the red hot bar of iron … Continue reading Short Story: Master of Patience
What's up, everyone? I'm really excited about today's post, because I am officially announcing something exciting! Well, I've kinda all ready announced it by the title of this post. 😉 Yep, you guessed it! I'M PARTICIPATING IN NANOWRIMO 2020!! Yeee! I'm so excited! Ever since I started writing seriously I've heard of NaNo, but I've … Continue reading I’m Doing NaNoWriMo!!
Hey, everyone! Today I wanted to talk about the differences between Tropes and Cliches. I feel like some people don't take the time to figure out exactly what these are, and assume that they're the same thing. That is definitely not true. So let's jump right in! What is a Trope? A trope is a … Continue reading Tropes and Cliches: Which to Use in Writing?
For a long, long time, words have been spoken, written down, and have transferred meaning and emotions to people all over the world. Writing is powerful. Writing can break someone down, or build someone up. Even a paragraph of words could resonate with one person and change their perspective on life forever. Even though there … Continue reading Words are Powerful
It was dark. When Cillan opened his eyes, he felt like nothing had changed. He breathed in stuffy, humid air and let out a quiet groan. Are there hammers pounding my head? He pushed himself painfully onto his elbows and looked around. All was pitch-black. “Where in the kingdom...” Cillan began, but stopped abruptly. A … Continue reading Short Story: Prisoners of the Dark
I was reading when I was pretty young, and, well, I don't think I would've started writing if I hadn't read some really cool stuff first. So here are 5 book series that really inspired me to start writing and have inspired me throughout my writing journey. #1: The Lord of the Rings Trilogy The … Continue reading 5 Books That Have Inspired My Writing
Hello, everyone! Welcome back! Today I have something very exciting--my first ever book review! I have never done one of these so please forgive me if I mess anything up. Okay, got it? Then let's move on! Adorning the Dark, by Andrew Peterson Pages: 224 Genre: Non-Fiction Review: 5/5 Stars When I heard Andrew Peterson … Continue reading Book Review: Adorning the Dark
Hi-ya, everyone! Today I just wanted to share with you a little more about my WIP (Work in Progress), Raid of the Krames. It's a non-magical middle-grade fantasy story, the first in a series, and I'm currently writing the second draft. I've actually just hit 10K words not to long ago, so that's pretty exciting. … Continue reading Raid of the Krames Updates/Snippet/New Mock Cover
Hello everybody! Today I have some exciting news for you! For a while now I've had two short stories available when someone subscribes to my email list. Well, it's been a while since I wrote those and I wanted to update them and rewrite them. Well, I did. Introducing the completely rewritten short stories, Where … Continue reading Two New Short Stories!
Hello, everybody!! After a lot of hard work, I am proud to present to all of you the official cover for my first novel! I know that a lot of cover reveals are really fancy or you have to do a bunch of things to see it or something like that. Unfortunately, I'm just trying … Continue reading A Silence in the Shadows Cover Reveal + Pre-Order