“People exercise an unconscious selection in being influenced.” – T. S. Eliot This is so true that we are often influenced unwittingly by our favorite authors! Young writers especially tend to imitate the style of whatever author they are currently infatuated with. I've certainly been guilty of that in my early years as a writer. … Continue reading My Top 7 Influences As A Writer
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I am so honored to receive my first ever--and second!--blog award. I'm positively giddy. Thank you Heather L. L. Fitzgerald from The Tethered World and Stephanie Florentino of The Gathering Fire for each nominating me, both of your blogs are a source of great inspiration to me as well. For those who don't know, Heather's … Continue reading My First (and Second) Nomination
I was tagged by Heather Fitzgerald, a soon-to-be-published YA Fantasy author(!) to a game of "trivial pursuit." The way it worked out with my already-scheduled posts, this post will fall two days after my 20th birthday which I thought was apropos. Pen Name: when I was 11 or 12, I took to signing my name … Continue reading Trivial Pursuit
This blog has only just passed its two month anniversary and already I have the privilege of participating in a Writing Blog tour--wow, thank you so much Raelea Hiller for the introduction and jump start! I am super excited about this. Raelea and I met through the Texas Area Association of Reformed Baptist Churches and … Continue reading Writing Blog Tour