Day 1 on #NanoWriMo is underway! This is my first time ever participating in #NanoWriMo and I am very excited! So far, it’s helping me to feel excited about writing my book, which is helpful since it can be hard to find the inspiration at times. I always have a hard time jumping into writing […]
Finally, after months of getting rejection letter after rejection letter, you finally land a yes! You’re over-the-moon excited…your author career is finally about to take off! But wait… there are some things you should know before signing your books away! Writers, make sure you do your research on publishers, especially if they are small publishers. […]
One of the most important aspects of writing a good book is having well-developed characters. When an author doesn’t do the work it takes to achieve this, it shows! In this article, you’re going to learn one of the methods I use to develop my characters. Once I’ve brainstormed some basic ideas of what my […]
Authors are gearing up for #NanoWrimo!
If you’re unfamiliar with the popular author hashtag, it stands for National Novel Writing Month, which takes place in November.
If you go to NaNoWriMo’s website, you will find a great tool for writing a book during the month of November. Authors who use this tool set out on November 1st to write a 50k word novel by the last day of month.
Author, Martina Billings-Mcatee says, “I wrote my first book on NaNoWriMo, five books later and I’m still writing. It helped me. It gives me a goal even if I don’t meet it. It helps me focus.”
How does it work?
First, you need to make a profile on NanoWriMo. As you work through your 50k words, you update your progress on oh your profile and are awarded badges along the way
Over a year ago, I released Weathering the Wicked, which captivated my readers with strong characters, beautiful imagery, and a world so enchanting, you can only dream about it: Folklaria. I am ecstatic to finally have book 2, Enduring the Energy, available for pre-order! June thought she was stepping back into mortal life as usual; but little did […]
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4hx5iBiZ2fk I wanted to dedicate one post to talking about the land of Folklaria, from The Chronicles of Folklaria. When I created this world, I created a world I wanted to live in. I dream of a world full of love, and free from discrimination and hatred. I yearn for a world where the spiritual […]
YOUR BOOK IS GONE. EVERY AUTHOR’S WORST NIGHTMARE. You’ve spent hours, days, or maybe months writing this new story, but the computer Gods have failed you and your book is GONE. Maybe your computer crashed… Maybe you forgot to save it… Maybe Microsoft word glitched and deleted your file. I’ve heard a thousand different ways […]
Weathering the Wicked by C. Penticoff Book 1 of The Chronicles of Folklaria In this young adult epic fantasy, take a step into a fantastical world one could only dream about. From evil wizards to witch doctors and fairies, join June for an adventure of a lifetime: Where she will enter a world full of […]