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Luna Station Quarterly

[Luna Station Quarterly] Three More SFF Opening Lines and *IF* They’re Intriguing

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!

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Scribbler

[Scribbler] 7 Reasons to Keep Going After Facing Rejection

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 the motivation to keep going after another rejection comes through your email? I have 7 reasons in this post that will help you pick up your pen. Go check it out on Scribbler’s site!

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Luna Station Quarterly Reviews

[Luna Station Quarterly] Three SFF Opening Lines and Why They’re Intriguing

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, The Hobbit, and The Hunger Games.

Click to read the article on LSQ’s blog!

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Luna Station Quarterly

[Luna Station Quarterly] 16 Motivating Reasons To Get You Out Of Your Writing Slump

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 your passion.

Click here to read the full article!

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Scribbler

[Scribbler] 9 UNIQUE WAYS TO “MEET” YOUR CHARACTERS

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 character!

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Scribbler

[Scribbler] Six Helpful Tips for Editing Your First Draft

Hi all, happy Friday!

Today I’m sharing a blog post I wrote for Scribbler a few months ago. If you’ve finished writing an early draft of your story and don’t know where to start editing, check out my list of six suggestions to get the ball rolling.

Thanks for reading!