Confession

We’re with you, Taylor. I have an army of Voodoo dolls ready for my bad ones :=)

Taylor Grace

I got a bad review. Or rather my book did.

Everyone gets bad reviews. I know that.

Weeeeelll…my head knows it. My heart has trouble remembering. It’s a pretty easy thing to forget when you get that nasty review.

Dealing with a bad review isn’t easy. Though everyone has their own way, I thought I’d share what has worked for me.

1. Writing about it. It might sound ironic but writing about painful stuff helps me. I either journal about it or I write it into a blog post :-). Writing is cathartic and helps me get it out.

2. Sending out positive energy. I find that if I send it out, it comes back to me. So, when I need support, I try to send it out. When I need a kind shoulder, I try to be kind to someone around me. If nothing else, at least I feel better about myself.

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Prophecy of Stones- Release Day!

The day is finally here 🙂 I’m going to get my copy now. Congratulations, Mishka. I’m really looking forward to reading it.

A Writer's Life For Me.

It’s here! Prophecy of Stones is now available!

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Blurb:

The bond of love can conquer all, but only if it is accepted.

Prophecy states that three champions imbued with the best virtues of the mortal race: heart, strength and soul, will be the ones to save them all from an enemy which threatens to steal the life from their world and those who live upon it.

These three, along with their scribe, his bond mate, and an overly sarcastic oracle, must set off on a journey which will take them through forest, city, swamp and mountain. On this quest they activate the magical stones which charge the only weapon powerful enough to defeat Tildar and his cult of Dwell.

Yet the closer they draw to journey’s end, the more it seems that it is not the evil which will be their downfall, but the fear of a champion unwilling…

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[WR101 Prompt Series] Terrifying Thursdays' – Prompt #11

The theme for this week is a kind of 'character versus plot'. I have provided two options below, challenging you explore other ways of working. If you enjoy to map out a story before you add characters to the landscape, try using option B. If the opposite is true and you don't normally stick to … Continue reading [WR101 Prompt Series] Terrifying Thursdays' – Prompt #11

[WR101 Prompt Series] Weird and Whacky Wednesdays' – Prompt #11

The theme for this week is a kind of 'character versus plot'. I have provided two options below, challenging you to explore other ways of working. If you enjoy to map out a story before you add characters to the landscape, try using option B. If the opposite is true and you don't normally stick … Continue reading [WR101 Prompt Series] Weird and Whacky Wednesdays' – Prompt #11

Shades of August – Part of the WR101 Daily Prompt Series

August and September will be structured a little differently in terms of the daily prompts. For the month of August I invite you to write a multitude of adventures based on a character - August Montgomery. Depending on the day, that might be a tale of mystery, a story to thrill, or a journey that scares … Continue reading Shades of August – Part of the WR101 Daily Prompt Series

[WR101 Prompt Series] Thrilling Tuesdays' – Prompt #11

Following on from yesterday's prompt - the theme for this week is a kind of 'character versus plot'. I have provided two options below, challenging you explore other ways of working. If you enjoy to map out a story before you add characters to the landscape, try using option B. If the opposite is true and … Continue reading [WR101 Prompt Series] Thrilling Tuesdays' – Prompt #11

[WR101 Prompt Series] Mystery on Mondays' – Prompt #8

I've read quite a few posts recently tackling the subject of character and plot, namely - which comes first. With this in mind I've decided to create a challenge with two possible options. If, like me, the character usually comes first, then I'd like you to chose option A (write based on plot/location). If you … Continue reading [WR101 Prompt Series] Mystery on Mondays' – Prompt #8

Torn in Two – FF#24

“I’m not sure how much more of this I can take,” Cynthia said, stretching her long, jean clad legs in front of her. Her feet were bare, which was so rare she knew her friend still had trouble processing the sight of her polish-free toes. The combat boots she favoured were tossed in a corner; … Continue reading Torn in Two – FF#24