On April 11th, I had a very similar title, and in the last six months, I've edited the first books of the Saintsverse in their entirety. In fact, I just finished edits on Saints 2 about fifteen minutes ago. The ending underwent some major changes, and I'm much more pleased with where it's at now. … Continue reading Updates on Saints 2 edits, Pen boys, and the difficult act of letting go
Remember earlier this month when I was like HERE HAVE SOME TITLES? lollllllll I'm not even sure The One Who Sees is the right title for Saints 2, but this is about where I am right now with this novel. I started working on edits for it, and then I was just having this bleh moment… Continue reading Saints 2 & THE WOLF KING updates
Like, really well and truly done. For the past few weeks, I've steadily been working on third draft edits for the first Saints novel, officially titled KING OF SAINTS. oh my gosh, wait Have I said that on here yet? I don't think so! Good golly, this is exciting! Recently, on a drive up to… Continue reading KING OF SAINTS is done!
Sometimes, I get into these moods where I'm like YES. PEN BOYS. TEEN ANGST. BOYYYYYS. OLIVER I MISS YOU. And then I listen to Ghost on the Shore by Lord Huron, and I'm transported back into my love of Henry and I want to write Saints at sea RIGHT NOW. Most of the time right… Continue reading Saints 2 is done! + life updates & what’s next
Again, for the people still doubting themselves: you're still a writer even if you're not writing. This is one of those phrases that I think I need to print out and plaster all over the wall behind my desk. That wall is meant to inspire me. It's basically just a physical Pinterest board, different photos printed… Continue reading You’re Still a Writer Even if You’re Not Writing
I keep wanting to start this blog with, wow it's been a long time! But realistically, it's only been a little over a week since I last posted. And wow, what a ride these past 10 days have been. Shortly after the new year, I started editing Alex the Destroyer. My dad is fantastic, and prints… Continue reading My 12-Year Novel is Done
Happy New Year! 2017 was a wild year, full of a lot of unexpected things. It was a hugely emotional year, and though I'm happy to leave it behind, I'm also happy to have experienced all of it. I hope that 2018 brings just as much balance as the year before did, or more. In… Continue reading 2018 Goals