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Book Six: Or, Perhaps My Most Important Book to Date

Last night, I finished writing another book. *panic flails* *throws confetti* It's my sixth ever completed book, which is mind blowing to me in its own right. It's the second book in a quintet I plan on writing. And though this might seem like a silly claim, at this moment right now, I think it's… Continue reading Book Six: Or, Perhaps My Most Important Book to Date

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I’m Psyched

It's crazy to realize today's the last day of February, but I think it's almost crazier still to look back and realize that, on February 1st, twenty eight days ago, I started writing the first draft of Artemis Smith and the Steam Powered Fallacy. And today, I surpassed 40,000 words. Meaning I'm writing, on average, 10,000… Continue reading I’m Psyched

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You Could Call Me Stubborn (And You’d Be Right)

Last week, I received my first rejection over Artemis Smith and the Virtuous Marriage Quest. I won't lie. That sucked. Granted, it was different from any rejection I'd received before. I'd only queried my first trilogy, The Destiny of the Dragon, before this book, and I probably received around thirty rejections total, before I stopped querying… Continue reading You Could Call Me Stubborn (And You’d Be Right)

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A Writing Update

In February, I started writing the next book in the The Adventures of Artemis Smith quintet, Artemis Smith and the Steam-Powered Fallacy. I had originally planned to start writing it on the 15th of January, but after some plotting woes and then coming down with the flu from hell that knocked me out for two weeks,… Continue reading A Writing Update

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A Change in Plans

Last year, I was on an amazing writing streak, writing four books between one November and the next. It was...mental, to be honest. So when the new year started, my plan--my vision--was to do the exact same thing again. I had a sequel in one series to write, three new series to start, not to… Continue reading A Change in Plans

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Insights With Editing

I don't think there is any "correct" way to edit your novel. You just gotta find what works best for you in that given moment or that given manuscript and continue to strive to create the best story you can. That said, I've discovered some interesting differences editing ARTEMIS for the second time than my… Continue reading Insights With Editing