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I Finished My First Full Length Novel

Usually when I write these check-in posts I start with how much writing has changed my life and how much I enjoyed writing every day this past year, blah blah blah. (All of that is still true). But, this time around I felt something else. I felt…empty. I sent my second of The One-Horned Heretic to beta-readers this week. For context, I have been … Read More I Finished My First Full Length Novel

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Putting My 8 Years of Social Marketing To Good Use

In addition to being a writer, I have worked in social media marketing and community management for the last eight years. Now that I have a product I want to sell, and a platform I want to promote, I have finally started employing these skills through my own social media platform as an author. Viewing myself as a “brand” has been a hard thing … Read More Putting My 8 Years of Social Marketing To Good Use

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I Won NaNoWriMo! Here Are Some Things That Helped Me Succeed.

I can’t believe I did it; 50k words in 30 days! To say I am ecstatic is even an understatement. This is more than I have ever written for this book series and if you have been following my writing journey, you know that I have been working on this for a very long time. When starting Nation Novel Writing Month, I knew that … Read More I Won NaNoWriMo! Here Are Some Things That Helped Me Succeed.

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NaNoWriMo Check-In Plus Hagador Artwork!

What a week! The first week of National Novel Writing Month is in the bag and I am very pleased with my progress. I have written every day and currently have a total of 25,585 words written which is ahead of the schedule and goal I made for myself to complete 50,000 words by the end of the month. Some days were super easy … Read More NaNoWriMo Check-In Plus Hagador Artwork!

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Free Promotion for “The Price” and “The Remnant” is out now!

This week has been a crazy week! I have had so many new readers for The Price, thanks in large part to a free price promotion I am running which ends today. You can still grab The Price, part one of The One-Horned Heretic Series, for FREE until midnight tonight!

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One Week Countdown to “The Remnant”!

It’s the final stretch! The Remnant comes out on Halloween and I am so proud and excited for this one. The Remnant is part two in The One-Horned Heretic, my grimdark fantasy short story series. Here is the book blurb and some more info.

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NaNoWriMo Prep and Short Story Updates.

National Novel Writing Month is fast approaching and I am determined to finish this year. I have tried in the past but I had a lot of things working against me, all of which aren’t in play this year. I have a good feeling about it. Here are some things I am doing differently! Changed up my outline format. I have struggled over the … Read More NaNoWriMo Prep and Short Story Updates.

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“The One-Horned Heretic” Part Two Cover and Title Reveal

It has been a minute since I had an update! I am very happy to say that the last few months have been incredibly productive. Not only have I been working consistently on my novels, but I am also finished with part two of The One-Horned Heretic Series an am super excited to reveal the cover! This leg of Hagador’s journey continues my grim-dark/dark … Read More “The One-Horned Heretic” Part Two Cover and Title Reveal

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Work-In-Progress Questions Answered.

The one thing I can 100% say benefited from this lockdown was my ability to speak to people in the writing community online. I never used to comment or engage with people on social media, which is ironic because it is actually my day job to do that. Maybe after doing it all day for one brand, I was just unknowingly too burnt out … Read More Work-In-Progress Questions Answered.

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What You Give Up To Be A Writer

Writing has always been my end game. I never wanted children or my day job to be my legacy. I don’t see myself making something lasting out of working in social media marketing. What I want out of life is to create a world of stories that lives on after me. I want someone to pick up my book on a shelf (or pull … Read More What You Give Up To Be A Writer

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Dark Fantasy Short Story “The Price” is out now!

I am so excited to announce that my first short story is now available on Amazon for $.99! It is a 6,000 word, roughly 15-20 minute fantasy read that will have two more stories in the series. It’s a really proud moment for me, to finally say I published something. I haven’t been working on this short story series for long, but I have been working … Read More Dark Fantasy Short Story “The Price” is out now!

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“The Price” Set To Release Wed. July 15th!

I am so incredibly excited to announce that The Price will be available on Amazon Kindle this Wednesday, July 15th, for only $.99! Hagador has made a deadly mistake in the pursuit of knowledge. In a country that has outlawed the study of The Few, an ancient, lost civilization that disappeared 7,000 years ago, there are some still searching for answers and paying heavy … Read More “The Price” Set To Release Wed. July 15th!