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January 4, 2019

 Books of all different kinds are fun to read. Ebooks allow you to store more books in a small space, but there is nothing like holding a tradional paper book in your hands and feeling the pages turn between your fingers. Before now my books were only available as a Ko...

June 23, 2017

 So, I decided to try something a little different and I wrote my own children's book. I then decided to design my own illustrations and animate it into an audio story book. So here is 'What makes me different', 

June 15, 2017

One thing that you learn as a writer is that you have to learn to be able to take criticism well, especially if you decide to go the traditional route when trying to get published. You will be told no, probably alot to at first, and sometimes it can be done in a very r...

May 2, 2017

 Well, I am writing up a storm again, and now I am working on my third novel of Poetic Fiction. My first was The Unhappily Ever Afters, which is a creepy take on traditional fairytales. Taking the stories as though they were realistic and adding a bit of a horrific twi...

April 6, 2017

I cannot tell you how many times I have been asked if I am going to write an autobiography. That because of my writing I must have stories of my own, about my life that I have to tell. In truth, no I do not. I have never wished to write an autobiography or to have some...

March 23, 2017

You know the scene from the Death Note where he is writing name after name in the notebook? Well, that is what writing my novel feels like at times. Furious writing that seems to take no time at all but when you look at the clock hours have passed. Writing like this ca...

February 9, 2017

 This is only my second vlog that I have ever done, but this one is about how I get my inspiration as a writer. As an author you need to get your inspiration from somewhere or you will constantly be suffering from writer's block. Enjoy!

February 3, 2017

So, I decided that I wanted to try my hand at doing my first vlog. It is basically my belief on how you should be advertising your books as a new author. I know that some may not believe as I do, but it is all about opinions. Watch and enjoy!

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