My Writing · Rants

Rantish Ramblings | What It’s Like Being a Full-Time Student as Well as an Author

Hello, wonderful readers! Yesterday marked the end of my first semester in college, and boy, was it challenging! That's the biggest reason for my absence on this blog, and I thought now would be a good opportunity to talk about the challenges there are with trying to be an author as well as a full-time… Continue reading Rantish Ramblings | What It’s Like Being a Full-Time Student as Well as an Author

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

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