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On Writing: Justifying Every Single Scene

I’ve learned many things from my editor over the years. I think one of the most important is that you should be able to justify the existence of every single scene in your novel. There should be a reason for it – whether it’s moving the story forward, revealing things about your characters, or forming […]

New Release: Horns & Halos: Against The Giant

Fighting against the system sucks. It’s even worse when you’re only sixteen and you’ve already been devastated by it, while your parents stood by and watched. Allyster Williams started fighting the moment he realized that the life of segregation he’s always known is wrong. In his world, people are separated by their horns and their […]

Cover Reveal: Horns & Halos: Against The Giant

It’s finally here! After slaving over my second novel for what has felt like forever, it’s finally time to give it a face. Horns & Halos: Against The Giant is the first book in this Young Adult trilogy. The story follows Allyster Williams, a sixteen year old who lives in a world segregated into two […]

Indie Authors: The Garage Bands Of Our World

Everyone starts at the bottom. On the floor, looking skyward. Being an author is like most professions: you have to work your way up. The journey is different for everyone. Some people go on to have their work picked up by publishing companies. They join a preexisting team that is there to help them with […]

On Writing: The Importance Of Notes

It’s three o’clock in the morning when I open my eyes and grope for my cell phone on the bedside table. I hold the phone close to my face, squinting from the blinding light as I swipe my finger across the touchscreen and pull up the notepad app. Inspiration has just struck, and if I […]

Your Writer’s Toolbox – What’s That?

In the writing world there’s a lot of terminology that gets thrown around. Admittedly, I haven’t figured all these terms out. Sometimes I think that there must be a master list somewhere, or a decoder ring that would clear all these conundrums up in one easy swoop, but so far I haven’t found it. This […]

Book Release: The Flames of Guilt 

It’s not just about the loss of a child, or the loss of a parent. It’s not just about losing the one you thought you’d be spending the rest of your days with. It’s about what happens after. What do you do when life doesn’t go the way you planned? Where do you go when […]