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It's all in the timing

I’ve been editing my manuscript lately, and it’s been a lot of work. That said, I don’t dislike editing. I actually really enjoy those moments of breakthrough when I know I’ve just made my story infinitely better. 397 more words


Give Me MORE Conflict!

For the past month I have been working on the second book in my new series. Or should I be honest and tell you that I have been struggling with the second book in my series…well, I have. 205 more words


Evoking Emotion Through Writing

Making people angry is one of my favourite pastimes. Making people sad is pretty fun, too. And sometimes, if I’m feeling especially risqué, I like to strike fear into the hearts of the people closest to me, sending them crashing down in a wave of overwhelming despair. 699 more words


"I Have No Idea What I'm Doing"

“I Have No Idea What I’m Doing.” We’ve all felt that way.

It’s one thing to have an idea for an interesting character, or even better, an idea for an interesting story. 727 more words


How and why did Ovid's metamorphoses survive through the Middle Ages?


In order to answer this question, it is first necessary to research the popularity of Ovid’s Metamorphoses through the Middle Ages and also to research some of the many Medieval commentaries on Ovid during this time period to gain a contemporary view of what made the Metamorphoses popular to a Medieval audience. 5,171 more words


Winter Hymns Chapter I: Soul-Thrashing Black Sorcery

As I sat at my desk today it dawned on me that I have six different versions of “Chapter I: Soul-Thrashing Black Sorcery”. This confuses even me. 149 more words

Overcoming Writer's Block and Staying Motivated

I simply love it when I sit down for a writing session, coffee in hand and prepared to smash 2,000 words, only to find that all inspiration has completely escaped me. 875 more words