Tag Archives: Silk & Swords

On Writing Fluff

Annicka/ February 8, 2018/ Blog, Editing, Revision, Writer's Life, Writing/ 0 comments

“You’re on a crusade to carve up our babies.” -Fabian Every good writer does it. Those wonderful scenes we love so much, that we think give depth to characters and their relationships and stories, end up scattered on the floor. We hack them from our beloved manuscripts, trimming away the fat so we’re left with a crisp, clean story. Those

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What Went Wrong During PitMad?

Annicka/ December 11, 2017/ Blog, Books, Life Shenanigans, Pitch Party, Revision, Writer's Life/ 0 comments

I was going to participate, wasn’t I? But I didn’t. I didn’t get a single tweet out. Something held me back from setting up those scheduled tweets and I think it amounted to an internal voice saying, “You’re not quite ready. Don’t waste their time and yours.” Then around 12pm I decided, fuck it. I’m going to do PitMad right

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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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