Poetry

Edges of the Unknown

I don't have any writing updates (by the way, shout-out to all my wonderful reviewers! You guys make me smile) so it's another poem today! You all seem to really love these, so let me know if I should post them more often! Edges of the Unknown Some wonder what the ocean hides, Or wish… Continue reading Edges of the Unknown

Writing Tips

Why the “Strong, Independent Woman” Cliche in Literature is Harmful

This post might not sit well with everyone, and you might disagree, but I ask that you all please keep your comments respectful. Thanks! If you've read any novel written in the last ten years, you're bound to have seen the strong, kick-butt woman stereotype. They're either the lead or play a pivotal role in… Continue reading Why the “Strong, Independent Woman” Cliche in Literature is Harmful

Writing Tips

Building a Following When You’re Virtually Unknown

Hey everyone! Today's post isn't necessarily about writing, but it goes hand-in-hand, especially if you're planning on publishing. When I first considered publishing, I went back and forth on if I should pursue traditional or not. While traditional has a LOT of benefits, I felt self-publishing fit my needs and life, PLUS there's a wonderful… Continue reading Building a Following When You’re Virtually Unknown