Happy Equinox! + The Importance of Research in Fantasy Writing

I’ll dive right into my Equinox & research post in a moment, but I’ll start with a general update of what I’ve been reading/watching/listening to. In the coming weeks, I’ll have book recommendation posts for both The Cruel Prince and A Thousand Perfect Notes (both of which I adored. They were SO GOOD, you guys—literally … Continue reading Happy Equinox! + The Importance of Research in Fantasy Writing

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Using Procrastination Productively (Yes…You Totally Read that Right)

So, before I dive into this blog post’s topic (seriously…this idea has been rattling around in my head for a while now—but more on that later) a few things! I’m going to Italy in a few months! (And I am so excited.) I mentioned in a recent Instagram post that my current WIP is inspired … Continue reading Using Procrastination Productively (Yes…You Totally Read that Right)

Revision Blues

So today, I wanted to talk about something that EVERY writer experiences during editing. The revision blues. Right now, I’m about a quarter way through this draft of TEOS...and while I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this novel, I’ve chosen to completely bend the shape of this manuscript. It’s hard, but I just know that when I’m … Continue reading Revision Blues

Hades & Persephone: The Queen of Life and Death (& Why I Love Her)

So.... This post was actually intended to be a series of Tweets on my Twitter account…but somehow, I ended up with over 800 words, so I thought it would be better suited for a blog post. This was, in part, inspired by my previous post earlier this year on why I love fairy-tales (and mythology), and … Continue reading Hades & Persephone: The Queen of Life and Death (& Why I Love Her)