10 Reasons Why I Write (Part 1)

10 Reasons Why I Write (Part 1)

10 Reasons Why I Write (Part 1) Writing isn’t for the faint of heart. It takes work and if we’re writing about emotional topics, it can be mentally taxing. The hardest book I’ve written is my latest YA dystopian novel, Charged. It is filled with emotion and tension and difficult situations. In order to write it with some semblance of accuracy on human behavior, I had to emotionalize the story. I had to feel the emotions of the characters, especially Fira. I had to consider how my characters would react with each new piece of knowledge. What do they look like (i.e., facial expressions, hand/arm positions, etc.)? What do they feel? How do they speak? But even though it was hard to write, I’m glad I stuck with the story because stories like these need to be shared. That’s one of the reasons why I write. Another reason is that I'd be an extremely unhappy individual if I didn't. Writing is a compulsion for me....
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Time Management For Writers

Time Management For Writers

Time Management For Writers Are you a writer who struggles with finding time to write and needs a tool to get you started? Well, you're in luck because my ecourse 30 Days to Better Time Management & More Writing is now available in book format! Order today to get your copy! Where can I buy it,  you ask... The ebook version is available for only $5.99 on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, and other retailers. If you prefer paperback, be sure to check it out on Amazon (buy links at the bottom of the page). But first, you probably want to know what it's about, right? Here's the skinny... Learn how to fine-tune your time management skills so you can make better use of valuable time and get more writing on the page! Want to write but can't seem to find any time in the day to devote to writing? Writing isn't easy. Writers need time to brainstorm ideas, flesh out story plots, create dynamic and interesting characters, craft engaging dialogue,...
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New Book Release – CHARGED (YA Dystopian Thriller)

New Book Release – CHARGED (YA Dystopian Thriller)

New Book Release - CHARGED (YA Dystopian Thriller) I've been busy putting the finishing touches on my latest novel for the last couple of months, and I've finally brought it to life! If you love emotional dystopian drama in the strain of psychological thriller, you'll love Charged, the second book in my young adult dystopian thriller series, Bought. This book, my fourth young adult novel, was, by far, the hardest, most emotional book I've written. I thought my debut novel Shattered was difficult to write (it was an emotional roller coaster ride for me), but Charged has taken the top slot. There are deeply emotional scenes, adrenaline-pumping action scenes, and lots of tension amongst all the main characters. In this story, confident and capable Fira Moseley is left broken and struggling to overcome fears and setbacks. Here's a bit more detail... *** How far would you go to protect the people you care about? Fira Moseley created the antidote for the lethal injection the NRC was about to...
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