Why I Love Vampires & Want Them to Come Back

It should be no surprise to anyone lately that I absolutely adore vampires. I don’t read a lot of books starring vampires because I’ve found most of the modern versions of this dark and mysterious creature are pretty poorly done, but I want to read more. They’re one of my favorite monsters that go bump […]

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#marywrites: Research

A couple weeks ago, we talked about outlines and how important they can be. Outlines are not for everyone, and it’s totally cool if you’re not into them, but research? Yeah, that’s pretty much a requirement for everyone. For this topic, I’m going to be focusing on one of my characters, Rafael Vilar, who stars […]

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#marywrites: Outlines

I think I talk about writing a fair amount on the blog, and while I recognize that most of what I talk about is reading, I’m trying to actively talk more about writing since I’ve got some goals this year. Edit sister witches 1 & 2 into final drafts. Write the first draft of sister […]

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FEBRUARY BOOK HAUL!

Well, this was unexpected. Remember the beginning of this year, when I was like “okay I have 80 owned & unread books from 2017-2019, and my goal is to read all of them for 2020 and not to buy any new books until my birthday in March because my reading is slowing down and these […]

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WRITING TAG: Never Have I Ever

OH HECK YEAH I FOUND A WRITING TAG! THIS IS GOING TO BE SO MUCH FUN! I saw this tag on one of those recommended blogs on my Reader, and my sleuthing tells me it was originally created by The Long Voyage. lollllllll “sleuthing” she says like it’s not right there in the graphic also??? […]

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NaNoWriMo, Week 1 Update

Here we are! It’s the first week of NaNo! I’m posting this a few days late because the weekend go away from him, but I’m honestly super excited to get underway with this project, and ICYMI, here is my project announcement, and here is last week’s post, which introduces each of my characters. These weekly […]

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NaNoWriMo 20 Questions Tag & Project Announcement

Is it time for every single post on my feed to be about NaNoWriMo? BECAUSE I AM READY. (In case you don’t know, that’s National Novel Writing Month.) This is so hilarious. Let me direct you to two years ago when I wrote a long, rambling, asshole-y post about why I don’t participate in NaNo. […]

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