Stories in Progress: Book of Ilesa (formerly known as ‘Book of Elders’) Hello! Welcome to September! I personally love this time of year because the weather begins to cool and I’m able to wear one of the many, many sweaters that I own. It’s around this time where I begin to pray for some snow […]Read More A Writer’s Journal: August ’21
Greetings everyone! I’m happy to announce my story, ‘Final Correspondences from a Dying Planet’ is now available to read in issue 83 of Andromeda Spaceways! Click here to purchase a copy! I wrote this story last year and wrestled with it for months. I usually write very linear stories, but I wanted to experiment with […]Read More Another New Story
Hello! Happy Thursday! I’m happy to announce my short story, ‘With Love, From Waystation 4’ is now available. This publication is meaningful for a few reasons: It’s my first new publication since 2019. It’s also a sweet love story that heavily features one of my favorite arcade games. AND it’s my first publication in a […]Read More New Short Story Out Now!
There were parts of the story that I absolutely loved and am eager to revisit. There are sections that I think slow the narrative down and could use a bit of polishing. Of course some of the characters need more ‘oomph’ to make them feel realistic and lifelike. But overall it’s a decent first draft. Not perfect. But not complete garbage either. And I think that’s an improvement.Read More A Writer’s Journal: May & June ’21
Switching from drafting mode to editing mode is not easy. Once I reached the ending, I took a week to collect myself and rest my mind. That week has extended into two, soon to be three, but I managed to email my beta readers and check that off my to do list.Read More A Writer’s Journal: April ’21
While my novella has a LONG way to go until it’s ready for submission, I’m enjoying this process so much. I love the main character and how she moves through this world. I’m trying to shy away from actively revising the story as I draft, but I’ve made notes on what I want to research and add to the story in future drafts.Read More A Writer’s Journal: March ’21
I wanted to share the video of my first reading with the Saturday Scribes! I hope you enjoy it! Our next reading will be February 17th at 7 pm. RSVP to our Facebook event or follow our Facebook page for more updates.Read More Saturday Scribes’ January Reading Showcase
Currently Drafting: Galactic roller rink story QueerBlades story Currently Editing: Cut From Mother’s Bones It feels so good returning to these posts. As I’ve mentioned before, these posts are a form of accountability. They force me to track the different projects I’m working on in a month, which is so important for someone who struggles […]Read More Writer’s Journal: Jan. ’21