A castle in a city. A beautiful bubble of calm amidst the hustle.
Fighting Discouragement as a Writer
Throughout most of my rough draft, discouragement was my biggest obstacle. And I thought, having completed a novel already, I wouldn't have the same discouraging thoughts bombarding me during my second book. Well, I was wrong.
Hollywood Sign, Los Angeles, CA
One angle of the most iconic view in the desert city.
Spring Cleaning My Life
For the past two weeks I've been in a cleaning frenzy.
London, United Kingdom
Iconic London. One of my favorite cities.
Does A Magic Word Count Exist?
How many words should a writer write in a day if they could?
When I was growing up, Crayola had a contest to name crayons. My favorite was "Purple Mountains Majesty." These mountains aren't purple, but they are breathtaking-ly majestic.
Round 1: Rejected
Last week, the first publisher I submitted to rejected my novel.
I could sit in this garden every day and always find new inspiration.
A name is essentially the first impression your reader has of your character. So naming your character is important. Like, really important. How do you choose a name?