I realized I haven’t shown Mother of Darkness as much love as some of my later books. Because Daughter of Nightmares released around the same time, this story didn’t get as much time in the spotlight. I plan to spend next week making Mother of Darkness available on other platforms outside of Amazon, so what …
Month: October 2019
I like to spend most of October getting to know my characters and plotting the story arcs. It’s taken me a few years of experimentation to figure out what works for me, but I’ve discovered a few great tools that help me stay on track and bring my stories to life. Fancy software and technology won’t write your novel for you, but the right resources can help set you up for success. Experiment with these tools and your own methods until you discover what works best for you as a writer!
I’ve had a few people reach out to me on social media with questions about NaNo, including whether they should give it a shot. If you’re still on the fence about whether to take part in NaNoWriMo2019, here are seven great reasons to join in the fun. In the interest of fairness, I’ve also included three reasons NaNoWriMo may not work with your writing life.
Transgressive fiction, on the other hand, tends to grab readers by the throat and drag them into a story much worse than their own reality. Transgressive books are the ones who make you think, “Wow, this is fucked.” They are not ‘safe spaces’ and many of them don’t end on a happy note. Transgressive fiction is often disturbing and graphic and frequently deals with protagonists with addiction or mental illness.