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The Bones of Your Fantasy World

Happy February! Can you believe it's almost Valentine's Day? *blink blink* Twenty-eighteen is certainly in full swing! Which means another one of my posts over at AlmostAnAuthor has gone live. *skip and flip!* You can check it out here. How about you? How is your writing going so far this year? Do you have a solid plot… Continue reading The Bones of Your Fantasy World

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A New Year for Fantasy and Sci-fi

Hey guys! My most recent blog post has gone live on the Almost An Author website! Check it out here. What fantasy or sci-fi websites help you when crafting your manuscript? Feel free to leave a comment below! ~Laura

Author Interview, Uncategorized

Blog Posts and Interviews

So, I've got a couple fun things that just came out. First off, my monthly article for Almost An Author posted a few days ago. This is a good one if you're a writer struggling to nail that first page of your manuscript. You can check it out here. Also, I had the privilege of… Continue reading Blog Posts and Interviews

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Teaching Your Characters to Fight Write

Hey guys! How is your week going? Another blog post I wrote for the Almost an Author website has gone live. You can check it out here. And yes, I did word the title of the piece with purpose. You'll have to read it to find out why! *wink, wink*

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Setting Versus Dialogue

Hey guys! I promise I've got that blog post summarizing the Realm Makers conference coming. I'm having a hard time dwindling down so many words to describe such a life changing event! *sigh* In the meantime, check out my latest blog post for the Almost An Author website! Are you a writer that "sees" the setting… Continue reading Setting Versus Dialogue

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Fantasy Flash Fiction 101

Hey guys! I meant to post this yesterday but, erm...forgot. *wink* So here it is! My most recent blog post for the AlmostAnAuthor website! Have you ever wanted to write flash fiction but weren't sure where to begin? Check out my post here and give it a try. **Warning: Writing flash fiction can become addictive.… Continue reading Fantasy Flash Fiction 101

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The Secret to a Good Sidekick

It's time to head on over to AlmostAnAuthor to check out my latest blog post in the fantasy/sci-fi arena. This month we discuss sidekicks--why you need one and the role they can play within your story. My sincerest apologies to Jar-Jar Binks--(It's not you, it's me. Promise.)--but the truth had to come out. We all… Continue reading The Secret to a Good Sidekick

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Guest Blog Post: Five Courses of the Rough Draft

Hey guys! I'm on the road again, back in Delaware and ready to head into Pennsylvania, as well. (I know! I just can't stay put! *wink*) Today I have the privilege of Guest Posting on fellow writer Kellie M Parker's blog! Check out my post "Five Courses of the Rough Draft" and stick around to… Continue reading Guest Blog Post: Five Courses of the Rough Draft

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Four Ways to Give Your Fantasy or Sci-fi Character a Name

Hello friends! The SFF post I wrote over at AlmostAnAuthor has gone live! Visit here to glean a few ideas on how to choose a name for your characters. I've had a busy week moving into my new home in North Carolina! Yesterday was official "signing" day and today we have a team of people coming to help… Continue reading Four Ways to Give Your Fantasy or Sci-fi Character a Name

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Flash Fiction Guest Post: How I Became a Zombie Cheerleader

Hey folks!! Happy news! A Flash Fiction story I wrote for SlasherMonsterMagazine went live last week. You can check it out here. Interesting fact: It's loosely--very loosely--based on something that happened to me in college!! Ha! Enjoy the story!