Category Archives: Blog

Life, writing, and the search for a literary agent. Also, coffee.

Silk & Swords: Cover Reveal!

Annicka/ November 17, 2017/ Aesthetics, Blog, Books, Writer's Life, Writing/ 0 comments

So, I’ve been working hard on Silk & Swords for NaNoWriMo– bein’ a bit of a NaNoRebel this year, I guess. I’ve turned into an editing fiend; it’s been just about nonstop, really. This isn’t seeing an editor, so I have to rely on myself here. I’m also toying with different ideas for releasing it and then it still needs

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A Mid-NaNoWriMo Coffee Break

Annicka/ November 15, 2017/ Blog, Editing, Writer's Life, Writing/ 0 comments

Alright, so it’s a coffee break if coffee breaks are like… a week long. And it’s really not so much of a break as it is a little NaNoRebelliousness. But it’s day 15, that midpoint for NaNoWriMo, and I haven’t written much that’s new. The story I started with Fabian for NaNo hasn’t been touched in five days and I’ve

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NaNoWriMo: Chapter Two Scene One

Annicka/ November 10, 2017/ Aesthetics, Blog, Excerpts, Writer's Life, Writing/ 0 comments

So, this chapter features one of my faaaaavorite characters, written by Fabian. Mercer’s a badass and I adore him. Enjoy! Arik grew ever more confident in his infantry and their battlefield application each day they trained. The formation of one hundred men resembled a tight packed square; ten men wide and ten deep. Each was armed with a sixteen-foot pike,

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Aesthetic: Catori

Annicka/ November 9, 2017/ Aesthetics, Blog, Writer's Life, Writing/ 0 comments

Okay, so this aesthetic deserves a little bit more information to go with it. I’ve been doing a lot of “soul searching” for this character lately and although she infuriates Fabian quite a lot, I understand her entirely. I guess I should, since she’s 100% created by me. Catori is one of those characters who bullies her writer until her

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