Random Musings, Writing Posts

All Praise The Beta Reader

...for without them, my books would be nothing and any reviews after their publication would just point to all errors these wonderful darlings spent so much time helping me realize needed to be addressed. Hi, hello, how are you? So, I've been slowly working through the glorious amounts of feedback from my roughly ten beta… Continue reading All Praise The Beta Reader

Writing Posts

My Most Recent Writing Mind Suck

Writing has been a...really interesting endeavor, recently. A lot of battling back and forth with my own mind, trying to decide whether I'm actually shit or if I'm borderline brilliant (because my brain doesn't have any go-between, apparently). A lot of questioning whether the story I'm writing is one I should be writing at all… Continue reading My Most Recent Writing Mind Suck

Writing Posts

My Quirks Using Beta Reader Feedback

In November, I wrote a blog post sending out a call for beta readers for two of my novels: THE RESISTANCE, an adult science fiction that's light on the sci and heavy on the gravestones; and ARTEMIS SMITH AND THE VIRTUOUS MARRIAGE QUEST, my favorite story that I've ever written about a staring artist who… Continue reading My Quirks Using Beta Reader Feedback

Writing Posts

Coming Full Freakin’ Circle

Just a few days ago, I got a nice sucker punch to the gut that was oh so very necessary. It came in the form of feedback over my earliest completed story--Darryn's trilogy; particularly the second book in the trilogy, that no one else has read. You know, the same trilogy that I'm pretty sure… Continue reading Coming Full Freakin’ Circle

Random Musings

Relying on Unreliable Time

A bit ago, I wrote a post about how frustrated I was with the fact that I never seemed to get done anything that I wanted--or needed--to accomplish. I have a To-List that climbs to new heights on a daily basis and it doesn't seem to be decreasing any time soon. To paint a picture, here are… Continue reading Relying on Unreliable Time