Happy Friday, y’all! If you’re new here, let me introduce this series. This mini-review will include the first line and—depending on if I’ve read the book or not—either my opinion on how this first line sums up the novel or my first impression and predictions of what the vibe of the story will be. This […]
Happy Friday, all! Are you ready for MORE opening line critiques? I hope so! This week I talk about Circe, House of Salt and Sorrows, and The Invisible Life of Addie Larue. in this LSQ blog post. Leave a comment on their blog to let me know which is your favorite!
Happy Friday, y’all! Did you enjoy my blog post two weeks ago? If you did, I’m happy to afford you 15 more glorious David Rose writing-centric gifs!
Happy Friday, all! I’m sharing another three opening lines from SFF books and how I feel about them. This week, we’re looking at Nevernight, Radiant, and Kingdom of the Wicked. Take a look at the piece here and drop a comment on LSQ’s blog to let me know what you think!
“I’m obsessed with this.” – David Rose if he read this article (probably) When a new project idea pops into your head even though you haven’t finished the other 17. When you write 150 words after three days of nothing. When your critique partner ~doesn’t get~ a scene you poured your heart and soul into […]
Hi all, happy Friday! This is one of my favorite posts I’ve written for Scribbler. Rejection sucks y’all, but it’s an inescapable part of the wonderful world of writing! The best part: you are never alone in rejections. Writers, agents, and editors all feel the sting of it in their careers! How do you find […]
Hi all, happy Friday! Today, I’m sharing the first in a new series for 2021 – SFF Opening Lines! Each post, I’ll examine 3 – 4 SFF novels’ opening lines and discuss why they’re intriguing (or how I think they could be better). Read the first installment below, which analyzes the first lines of Illuminae, […]
Hi all, happy Friday! Today, I’m sharing an article I wrote for Luna Station Quarterly’s blog full of reasons to keep writing after you hit a wall. It happens to us all at some point (and never just once!) so I gathered my favorite 16 reasons for pushing through that slump and getting back to […]
Hi all, happy Friday! Today, I’m sharing my review of KINGDOM OF THE WICKED (Kerri Maniscalco) from Luna Station Quarterly’s blog. I gave the book a 3.5/5. A snippet of the review: Overall, it was good, not great. I’m bummed because I really wanted to fall in love with this new series (and tried!) but […]
Hi all, happy Friday! Today, I’m sharing a blog post all about characterization. When writing, I tend to forgo characterization sheets and pursue out-of-the-box ways to understand/learn more about my characters. Take a look at this blog post to read some of the methods I use to accomplish this, including cooking a meal with your […]
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