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5 Writing Exercises to Get You Out of Your Comfort Zone

5 Writing Exercises to Get You Out of Your Comfort Zone

This week’s blog tour focus is Carnival Hearts, the second story in the new edition of Short Story Collection vol. 1. Since Carnival Hearts was really a writing exercise that went well, I figured it would be fun to share a handful of writing exercises you can try to get out of your writing comfort zone! I don’t know about you, but my best writing tends to happen when I’m pushing myself out of my comfort zone; and even when the end result isn’t great, the process of doing an exercise is almost always a ton of fun. Continue reading “5 Writing Exercises to Get You Out of Your Comfort Zone”

Character Interview: Fiona Wildman

Character Interview: Fiona Wildman

Short Story Collection vol. 1 is re-releasing in a month, and Silence with it, so I’m bringing back my interview with the story’s MC, Fiona. It’s been slightly updated to reflect edits I’ve made to the story (as well as, hopefully, an improvement in my writing voice), but it’s primarily the same interview I posted two years ago for the first release.

Fiona is a runaway from a tech company that wants to use her DNA to make a race of superhumans, which is why she’ll come across as borderline rude in this interview; she doesn’t trust easily. Enjoy the interview! Continue reading “Character Interview: Fiona Wildman”

Short Story Collection vol. 1 – 2nd Edition | Blog Tour Schedule!

Short Story Collection vol. 1 – 2nd Edition | Blog Tour Schedule!

There’s just one month until the new edition of Short Story Collection vol. 1 releases! I have a blog tour going over the next four weeks leading up to the release, so be sure to check out the following blogs for exciting content. ^-^ (I’ll be adding direct post links here as things go live, also.)

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3 Indicators That It’s Time to Let Go of a Project

3 Indicators That It’s Time to Let Go of a Project

This post is a little ironic, seeing as I’m gearing up to promote a book I edited after I’d already published it and clearly didn’t let go of, but… here we are. With the new year, many writers are taking on new projects (or refocusing on existing projects) and letting go of others. But how do you know which are worth keeping and which to let go of? Here are a few indicators your project might be ready for the far back burner. Continue reading “3 Indicators That It’s Time to Let Go of a Project”

2019 Wrap-Up and 2020 Goals

2019 Wrap-Up and 2020 Goals

The new year is almost upon us, and time has my brain screwed up in knots. On the one hand… it’s been a whole year already? On the other hand, wasn’t July a full year ago? And how did November and December pass in a week? Time is just weird, and the way my brain handles time is even weirder. But according to the calendar, it’s almost the start of a new year and a new decade, which means it’s time for reflection, new goals, and fresh starts. So, let’s reflect, shall we? Continue reading “2019 Wrap-Up and 2020 Goals”