He's a modern man, and he takes a seat outside while his family goes in without him. I've already been inside lots of times, he tells me. I nod and smile. And when he asks me what my plans are -- what's a girl my age doing so far away from home? -- I tell him… Continue reading (the transitory twin)
Yo sé que no te escribo a menudo; por favor, no pienses que es porque no te quiero. Sé que muchas personas dicen eso. Dicen que no te quiero, que intento olvidar mi pasado, mi niñez, mi historia. Que mi país y mi sangre no han dejado ningún rastro tuyo en mi. No es cierto.… Continue reading Carta a la Lengua Española
Rules of the Altar has been published! Follow the link to check it out and also read all of the amazing short stories Red Line Magazine chose for their 'Conflict' issue (spoiler alert: remember that story I told you I really enjoyed? It won the competition!). Submitting to that competition has been a really great experience and… Continue reading Updates: Published short story and new fics!
What DO you eat at home?
There are very few things as painful as having to cut a 6,000-word-long story down to under 3,000 words. Still, sometimes it's necessary. Editing and proofreading things has become almost as prevalent in my life as writing itself - I'm in the process of going through two novels for two different friends of mine (which I'll… Continue reading Learning to edit
It's been a crazy month! But it's been a month of new experiences. In my last post, I mentioned that I was doing a lot of research about the writing world. Well, I now have something to show for myself. Red Line Magazine has graciously accepted and short listed my submission to their 'Conflict' issue, so… Continue reading The Feeling – and a Short Story
Since I came across great sites during my adventures in the writing world, I thought it might be good to share them with you, since you might find them useful, too!
Okay, so they don't all have to be smart, beautiful, talented and noble-hearted women from the 40s/50s, but Peggy Carter is definitely one of the best-written characters I have ever seen in the action/adventure genre and the traits that make her so wonderful should be studied closely so that, in a world where it's surprisingly… Continue reading All characters should be like Peggy Carter
I refuse to accept that my education was as good as it gets.
It's been about a month and a half since I last updated, but here I am again! I've since moved to another city and gone back to working outside instead of in an office (which means lots of blisters but also lots of fresh air and time to think). I've certainly enjoyed myself, but I've… Continue reading Fan Art