Hi there - fellow writers and readers! I have to apologize for being away for the past few weeks. A lot of things have happened and I needed time on my own - away from my big novel project. The election took a lot of my energy and time. And while I am not 100% … Continue reading Excuse me for being away!
I did not know where I was, but the the smell of boiled herbs woke me up. The ceiling was made of wood; a single oak beam held the arc above my head. I sat on the bed and gasped. Outside a single window, the day was bright but it was cold, and only the … Continue reading A Strange Ceiling
The two men emerged from the woods. One was tall and wide of chest and the other shorter and heavier, but both had ugly faces and ugly teeth. Their armor reflected the light of the stars faintly. They were my father’s men, no doubt about that. “Good run, girl. But it’s over now,” the taller … Continue reading The Confrontation
Fear didn’t allow me to look, but the sword fight was loud and clear. The sound of metal clashing and the horrifying yelp of steel piercing flesh made me tremble. Would Everett be alright? Would he die? I didn’t want to think about it and instead put my energy on reaching the woods. Out of … Continue reading Into the Black Woods
1. When people get hyped at NANOWRIMO 2. What you hear 90% of the times you say you are working on a novel 3. And you try to explain how hard writing a novel actually is 4. But then there's always that person that says he/she is a writer but in reality just write at … Continue reading 14 Memes only writers can relate to
Every wanna-be-writer out there (including me) wants one thing and one thing only: TO BE READ. And not only to be read but TO BE APPRAISED. HIGH REGARDED. ADMIRED. Deep down we want to inspire readers. We want them to love and hate our characters as our stories dictate. We want them to live the worlds we … Continue reading You looking for feedback? Are you sure?
All the bells rang at the same time, like a thousand clanks banging against our ears. “They found out!” I said, still getting grip of the reins. “More reason to be quick then,” Everett said from on top of his horse. “You ok up there?” I looked below my waist. The stallion was enormous; his … Continue reading The Chase