My Writing · Writing Tips

Why Writing Multiple Novels Can Be Overwhelming… But Rewarding

Hello, readers! I am Oceane and I am actively writing four novels. Yay! I'm the kind of person to have lofty, somewhat unattainable goals that I strive to see through. Until I get burnt out... and feel like a failure... and grow apathetic when I actually just need some motivation. Anyone else relate? XD After… Continue reading Why Writing Multiple Novels Can Be Overwhelming… But Rewarding

Rants

Why I Avoid Romance Novels–Christian or Otherwise. Warning: Bookish Rant Ahead

Welcome, readers, to another one of my bookish rants. Today we're talking about romance! *gags like the mature adult that I am* Now, before we start... I don't dislike romance in its most general sense. In fact, I'm a hardcore shipper and love having a couple to root for. BUT, I refuse to let it… Continue reading Why I Avoid Romance Novels–Christian or Otherwise. Warning: Bookish Rant Ahead

My Writing · Writing Tips

Writer’s Block: The Bane of My Existence

You've been there. Perhaps you had just woken up, coffee/tea in hand. You sit down in front of your computer, determined to write at least one thousand words. Everything is ready, just waiting for you to type. Your fingers outstretch and... nothing. Your mind is blank, the ideas gone. It's definitely a struggle, trying to… Continue reading Writer’s Block: The Bane of My Existence

My Writing

Why I Plan to Pursue Traditional Publishing and Why Both Routes are Valid

For my first novel, Rose's Wrath, I chose to publish it independently. It seemed like the better move at the time, and I don't regret it! But for my next novel, I want to pursue the traditional route. The main reason being that taking on all aspects of publishing (hiring editors, proofreaders, cover designers, and… Continue reading Why I Plan to Pursue Traditional Publishing and Why Both Routes are Valid