No, this is not going to be a writing tip, poem, or exclusive excerpt, unfortunately. Life has gotten the better of me and so nearly a month has passed since my last post! My goal for the next few months is to post twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Will that happen? We'll see.… Continue reading Summer Update
If you've taken a look at Crown of Roses on Goodreads, you'll know that it is supposed to be published in July of this year. I have never published any of my stories before so this has been a new and exciting journey for me. Unfortunately, I've extended my editing process quite a bit, and… Continue reading Publishing Fears and Why I’m Moving My Publication Date Back
Verre is probably my favorite character in Crown of Roses. She's someone who is dark, violent, but also has a human side that is surprising to some. This chapter is in her POV, so hopefully you enjoy! It was time. While the planning had taken two weeks, the royal ball had offered the perfect occasion.… Continue reading Crown of Roses: Chapter Two Excerpt
It's here, folks! The official cover for Crown of Roses! I am super excited to finally be sharing this with you all! So, without further ado... *drumroll* Copyright © Oceane McAllister Copyright © Oceane McAllister I personally love the cover, though it is simple. Also, Crown of Roses will be published sometime in summer of… Continue reading Crown of Roses Cover Reveal
Do not steal or copy. Created by Oceane McAllister. Hey all! I'm extremely excited to share that a cover reveal will be coming your way soon! Crown of Roses' publication keeps drawing nearer, and I'm beyond thrilled! *cue squeals* Okay, so I know that if you're reading this, you're at least mildly interested in the… Continue reading Poem Plus Cover Reveal Date!
Exciting news! First, I finally decided to spend the money and get myself a domain! Instead of oceanewrites.wordpress.com, it's now oceanemcallister.com. I believe it's more professional than what I was using before, and it was surprisingly cheap as well. One of the reasons I got it will be explained in just a moment, as it… Continue reading New Domain and Exciting News!
If the title wasn't obvious enough, I officially reached 50,000 words, making me a NaNoWriMo winner! It has been such an incredible journey testing my limits as a writer and doing what I never thought possible: writing a novel in one month. My story has changed, developed, and become something that I never thought possible… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Winner!