Having Fun with Book Covers

Here is one of my initial attempts at designing a book cover for my work in progress YA fantasy novel The Madian.  This is the cover that greets potential readers on both WattPad and FictionPress. Personally, I love the simplicity of this design.  Knowing the story as intimately as I do the image speaks toContinue reading “Having Fun with Book Covers”

Using FanFiction for Writing Practice & Cinematic Therapy

If you’ve read my blog you know I’m a massive Star Wars fan.  Though I’ve seen the film twice I’m still not sure of how I feel about The Last Jedi. I think my main source of distress is simply not understanding how the story progresses from here. To me, The Last Jedi felt to muchContinue reading “Using FanFiction for Writing Practice & Cinematic Therapy”

Why Don’t I Feel Forlorn?

via Daily Prompt: Forlorn At times I wonder, am I delusional? Why don’t I feel more hopeless, unfulfilled, abandoned? Maybe I should, maybe I’m in denial. Whatever the case, I don’t feel forlorn and I can’t help but wonder why. Nearly two years ago I left a good job in a rather toxic environment. IContinue reading “Why Don’t I Feel Forlorn?”

Around the Hearth, Dreadfully

Trying my hand at Flash Fiction, 1,500 words to be exact. Enjoy! Another year, another embarrassment of Christmas riches.  A family blessed one might think. Look closer and you can smell the rot just below the surface. I plaster a smile to my face pretending to delight in this year’s loot.  Funny, this act seemsContinue reading “Around the Hearth, Dreadfully”