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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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NaNoWriMo: Chapter One Scene Two

Annicka/ November 8, 2017/ Aesthetics, Blog, Excerpts, Writer's Life, Writing/ 0 comments

I decided to share the first 250 words of each scene. There’s a reason I decided on scenes and who knows? I may change my mind. But it’ll give everyone a better taste of the novel and that’s pretty cool, right? Leave a comment with any thoughts, I’d love to hear some feedback! Bonus points for the aesthetic banners? All

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