Spring Update (+cover reveal)

I recently held a Twitter poll about whether readers want updates while I’m working on getting projects out. It was neck-and-neck but in the end, “blog posts w/thoughts” won out. For those who only care about release updates when my books are published, please sign up to my newsletter (if you haven’t already). That’s what…

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New Book Release: Princess Hana is here!

The first book in my new four-part fantasy series, The Descent Files: Hana, is now available at Amazon US, Amazon UK, Amazon CA, Amazon AU, and Kobo. A story of budding romance, dashed dreams, and the loneliness of suffering secrets. War has waged for all of Princess Hana’s life. She has only just become a woman…

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What’s Coming in 2018 (+Cover Reveal!)

42 days into the new year so here’s an update! While I’m going to stay quiet about my current progress (mystery), I wanted to share a sneak peek of this year’s expected series. Sometime in the coming year, my readers will be able to enjoy: 👑 The Descent Files: HANA A complete novella series, set in…

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I Lost My First NaNoWriMo After Four Years

Where did I go wrong? Did I set my goal too high? Was 175,000 words in 30 days too much? No. I lost for multiple reasons, but the goal word count was not the reason why. My final word count was around 69,000 words for the month, the majority of which completed in the first…

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Power of Love & Hate (#0026)

  Something I consider while plotting is the concept of love and the concept of hate, how these emotions are processed and expressed by different personalities and the layers that can represent the inherent symbolism of the story’s thematic relation with these concepts. The importance of Love & Hate pervades almost every aspect of a…

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Tips and Tricks to Increasing Word Count – NaNo15

Inspired by NaNoWriMo. I didn’t reference anything for this, just wrote my own experience, so I’m sure there is overlap with other lists out there. Anyways, here are my most used Tips and Tricks to Increasing Word Count on my NaNo Manuscript. Write Dialogue between 2-3 characters. Whenever I start writing dialogue, the characters often…

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