As the baby latched on with surprising fierceness, the nurse offered her own prayer.Let her be strong.Let her be sly.And let her be ugly. And I Darken, a story about an abandoned pair of siblings trapped in a country they want no part in. Lada: the firstborn with fire in her soul, eyes, and fists.… Continue reading And I Darken: A Review
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!
I was initially going to post every day for the duration of NaNoWriMo, but as you can see, I've decided against it. From now on, I'll be posting once every Wednesday with an excerpt from that day's writing, and some information on what I think of NaNoWriMo and how my writing is progressing. As of… Continue reading NaNoWriMo: Day Seven
Hey all! For the first time I will be participating in NaNoWriMo! For those of you who don't know what it is, it's a program/website where you can participate with countless other in trying to complete a novel in one month! Crazy, right? The goal is typically 50k words, but you can choose what to… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2018
To get away from the rather depressing poetry posts, I've decided to share an excerpt from a short story of mine. It was for a Wattpad contest, and contained some. . . interesting prompts, to say the least. I created a basic cover for it which I'm rather proud of, considering my graphic skills are… Continue reading The Missing, Magical Shoelace: A Short Story