Fiction Friday, Flash Friday, Free Reads

Fiction Friday: The Traveler

I haven’t posted in a while because I’ve been VERY engrossed in finishing my first draft of Skydancer Book 2.  But I did manage to write some more flash last month for the challenge.  This was my favorite prompt, the word to go with it was FACADE.  Happy Friday, friends!


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Fiction Friday, Flash Friday, Free Reads, Giveaways, Writing

April Flash Fiction Challenge & Giveaway!

Coinciding with NaNoCamp this month, I’m teaming up with a fellow writer from #Bookstagram to host a Flash Fiction Challenge & Giveaway!  Visit the challenge post on my Instagram (link in sidebar) for the full details on how to enter the giveaway.  But even if you don’t participate on Instagram, feel free to use these prompts and post to your blog or other social media accounts.  Share and tag me, so I can read!
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Audiobooks, Excerpts, Fun Extras, Rain of Ash, Shameless Self-Pimping, Skydancer Series, Writing Wednesday

Interview with Narrator Daniela Acitelli

I have something a little different for this WW post–my narrator has graciously agreed to do an interview!

It is my pleasure to introduce you to Daniela Acitelli:

Daniela Acitelli is a professional Audiobook Narrator / Voice Over Artist with a Theatre, Film, Cabaret and Circus background.  You can find her on Audible, iTunes and Amazon. She also narrates for the RNIB, SpokenRealms, Deyan and Whitehouse publishing. Continue reading “Interview with Narrator Daniela Acitelli”

Writing, Writing Wednesday

Building a Character with MBTI

Creating characters that readers can connect with is the key to writing kingdom.  Stories are all the same.  Unique worlds, though numerous and sometimes extremely vivid, are all just variations on a theme.  Characters are the only part of writing that can be truly unique and original.  Characters sell the story and the world and can stay with us long after the riveting action and intriguing backdrop have faded from memory.

So, how to write a unique and memorable character? Most of them don’t spring fully formed into a writer’s mind.  It takes some effort to create a multi-dimensional made-up person!  It’s definitely not as simple as giving them an interesting physical trait, tragic backstory, quirky saying or hard-to-pronounce name.  

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