Creating your own fairy tale retelling, or "twisted tale", is fun and exciting! Here are five tips to help from my own experience.
Feel free to check out the earlier chapters of Asena first. “What are you doing here?” I asked. My eyes were wide and my hands balled into fists. This could not be happening. Not now. “Can’t I just stop by?” he asked, his charming grin that had let him pull a thousand cons sliding into… Continue reading Hero : Asena Ch. 13
The next chapter in Asena is here and the spunky detective has some surprises in store for her! It has been a while since the latest update so feel free to check out the earlier chapters of Asena first. My office usually felt like a second home. I had slept here many nights and… Continue reading Bluffing : Asena Ch. 12
Writing is a long and difficult process. So when you make it to the end and finally have a finished draft of your novel, there will be a huge sense of relief...and confusion. What does the next step look like? Now that you've got this done, how do you keep going? Most likely, you want… Continue reading Looking for an affordable and experienced editor for your novel?
If you have a story idea and you want to write on it, start first with a summary. It doesn’t need to be long, but get the idea out on paper first or else you risk it disappearing or getting jumbled before you finish writing it. Check out more Tips and Tricks for your story!
Hello dear readers. It's been a while since we've dived into Asena's life. Here's a quick recap of the first ten chapters. After discovering Francis, the thief who stole from Marlene, dead at his hotel, Marlene proves that she has great observational skills and deduces it was murder. With a solid lead that someone with… Continue reading Asena Ch. 11: Information
I've been writing for years, so the idea of teaching myself the habit of writing seemed ridiculous. But, that is currently the dilemma I'm facing. As any author knows, writing changes over your lifetime. There are times where you can sit down and write for eight hours straight. And then there's times where you fit… Continue reading Learning to Write Again
Rejoin Asena as she scrambles to save both Emmett and Marlene from a possibly lethal plan to uncover the truth about Francis' murder. Comment below to add your thoughts and ideas! Thanks! This was a terrible plan. I wasn’t usually the type of person to get swept up in a grand idea without weighing… Continue reading Asena 10: Plans
By: Jeremy C Kester In the spaces where I’ve done my research, I’ve found quite a number of other writers who would argue that in every story I do, once I complete my first draft I should crumple it up, throw it out, and start fresh. The idea is predicated on advice to ignore quality… Continue reading Guest Post: An Edit Vs a Re-Write: My First Draft Problem
Join Asena and Marlene as they dive deeper into their case with a familiar face making an appearance. If you think you know what might happen next or want to make a suggestion, comment below and you may just see your suggestion show up in the next installment! As always, thanks for reading and feel… Continue reading Asena Ch. 9: A Coffee Shop Deal