#AmReading- Kitsuneko by CS Johnson

Kitsuneko: A Companion Novella to The Realms Beyond the Rainbow by CS Johnson is a short fantasy novella that has everything you could want in a speculative fiction story. According to the Amazon description, “Trouble is brewing in the realms beyond the rainbow ‚ĶKitsuneko has always done her best to honor her duty. As a…

Writers Doubt Is A Real Thing

I am a writer. I am not a fledging writer or a budding writer, I am a writer. It is true most of my works have been published on this blog, but I have written one novel and two novellas, though they have yet to be published. What few people know is that in between…

Time To Edit This Draft

It has finally begun. I have completed both the first and second draft of my very first original full-length novel. It is so exciting! I’m hoping this will be the one that gets published first. I have written two novellas prior and those were fun to write, but this one, this one is special. I…

Michelle Griep’s Stages of Writing a Book

From her Writer Off The Leash blog, author Michelle Griep created this satirical diagram of how the author feels during certain moments of his or her writing a book. It was almost so accurate, I had trouble laughing. She said that it was available to “steal” so I’m posting it here, but I give full…

Classic Fictional Stories Everyone Should Read Part 1

All writers are readers and that is true of me too. I loved to read and it is important that everyone should read. Whether writer or reader. If you cannot bring yourself to read, then get an audiobook. Stories, books, novellas, and others are important to expand our horizons. This is a list of classic…