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Fiction, In Lieu of Underwear, Original Writing, Satórdays, Uncategorized, vampires

In Lieu of Underwear, a Vampire Story: Chapter 5

On a new mission, I tucked the cigarette behind my ear and found Jackie's car in the Red Tech Donor Station parking lot. The Porsche was silver and filled with a dark gray leather interior. She must have been serious about me leaving if she was volunteering her car for my bare ass and nutsack to sit on. I had to adjust the seat, pushing its base backward and leaning the seat back some... Continue reading

Fiction, In Lieu of Underwear, Original Writing, Satórdays, vampires

In Lieu of Underwear, a Vampire Story: Chapter 4

My eyes fell to Matthew's fingers pressing in the lock. I had never heard the tumblers of a lock fall into place with such clarity before, but this time, while Matthew stood between me and the only way out, it happened in slow motion, louder than anything I had ever heard.

When I finally looked at his face again, his eyes moved over the sleeves of my hospital gown. I didn't offer an explanation... Continue reading

Destroying Eden, Fiction, Information, Progress Report, Satórdays, vampires

Behind the Scenes: Unruly WIPs

I couldn't possibly describe how difficult writing a book has been for me. What makes this especially hard is that I have officially decided to TRY to write my one novel... as three novels. Destroying Eden, as I have been calling my historical dark fantasy novel-in-progress, has been an ambitious project since I decided to… Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Unruly WIPs

Fiction, In Lieu of Underwear, Original Writing, Satórdays, vampires

In Lieu of Underwear, a Vampire Story: Chapter 3

I fell quiet for most of the ride in the car, my teeth clenched while I watched out the window for signs of where I was being taken. I was pissed. I was just trying to live my fucking life, and now here I was in a goddamn hospital gown in the backseat of a cop car with no clue where I was being taken. Oh, and the best part? Matthew wanted to kill me... Continue reading

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My Writing Ritual and Process

Anyone who writes has a ritual and a process, or is in the middle of finding a ritual and process that works for them. Your writing process is how you go about writing, such as whether you're a plotter or a pantser, where you start writing a story, how you make decisions regarding the methods… Continue reading My Writing Ritual and Process

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Camp NaNoWriMo: How to Write MORE by Lowering Your Word Count Goal

Hey, it's July's Camp NaNoWriMo, and I've been participating! Mostly. I feel like after the first week of Camp NaNo, the excitement of the new endeavor to write words tends to die down, and this month has been no different. I feel it both in the writing community, in the cabin of people I'm hosting,… Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo: How to Write MORE by Lowering Your Word Count Goal

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Review: Interview with the Vampire

In Vampire Book Club for June, we read Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice, and I'm here to give you my opinion on it. You can purchase the book here, and if you do, as an affiliate, I receive a commission for your purchase. As we've discussed before, I have not yet read very… Continue reading Review: Interview with the Vampire