Ko-Fi

Hello all! I have created a Ko-Fi account for readers to support my writing endeavors. If you haven’t heard of this platform, it’s a type of crowdfunding which allows generous supporters to donate a ‘coffee’ which costs just $3 each in order to support a starving artist. While I have no intentions of quitting my […]

Long Time No Blog

Hello there. It’s been a while since I’ve updated on my writing progress. Life sometimes gets in the way of your hopes, dreams, and even ambitions. I often find myself caught up in one thing or another, forcing me to set aside certain things for a while to chase after a new high. Writing, however, […]

Officially Published!

I’m so excited and proud to announce that the book my poem is featured in, Florida’s Best Emerging Poets, has been published! I can now call myself a 5-Time Published Poet, which is a title I am very happy to embrace. Poetry has always been a way for me to let out my emotions instead of […]

Exciting News!

I was recently contacted by Z Publishing to submit my poetry for one of their books. They compile an anthology of poems by the best poets in each state, in addition to their other projects, and publish them as eBooks and soft covers. I submitted a few poems that were near and dear to my heart […]

July Camp NaNoWriMo: First Weekend

I started off July’s Camp NaNoWriMo by going to the library for research purposes. Worldbuilding is an important aspect of writing, so it is just as important to do proper research. For Deerstalker, the novel I have been working on all year, I have to do a lot of research due to the specific time […]

Resources for Writers

I’ve taken the time to compile a a list of resources I personally use, have been recommended to use by fellow authors or professors, or have stumbled upon. My latest Hub Pages article talks about books, websites, conferences, and NaNoWriMo, plus many more sources for writers, writing, and the creative process. I’ll be adding suggestions […]

Good News!

I received great news earlier this week: I was offered the job of Copywriter Specialist with Web.com! I was very excited and accepted, so I start my career on Monday. After months of searching, applying, interviewing, and almost losing hope, I can put my Bachelor’s of English degree to good work and start paying off […]

Step Four: Write

The next step to Write a Novel is to actually do some writing! Now that all the planning, research, and outlining is taken care of, you can start digging into your story. In this HubPages article, I give tips on daily writing, formatting, and novel guidelines. Quick Tip: Start formatting your manuscript while you write, […]

Writing Progress

I devised a writing schedule for myself to get motivated and to focus on my original work while job-hunting. Right now I’m trying to edit the books I’ve already written instead of trying to write anything new or finish other projects. I carved out a block of my day to work on several of these […]

How to Write Plot

The last step to planning is to write plot, full of conflict and built on a structure of writing fortitude. The latest Hug Pages article I wrote on the subject deals with all the essentials related to plotting: action, protagonists and antagonists, twists, and more! Before you can write a story, you have to know […]