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Ask Me Anything

For this week's blog post, I'm opening things up to questions: questions about writing, about my books or about life in general. (Pro tip: I would not seek my advice about life in general if I were you.) Ask below in the comments any safe-for-work question you may have and I'll answer it. Enjoy!

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Abandon Hope: Tips for Writing a Dystopian Novel

If there’s anything type of story that has stood the test of time in the modern era, it’s the dystopian novel. Even before Suzanne Collins’s The Hunger Games or any story about the zombie apocalypse, the idea of a world far gone has been a favorite subject. Perhaps no author has crafted the genre so… Continue reading Abandon Hope: Tips for Writing a Dystopian Novel

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Once Upon a Midnight Dreary: 5 Tips for Writing Gothic Stories

“The fury of a demon instantly possessed me. I knew myself no longer. My original soul seemed, at once, to take its flight from my body; and a more than fiendish malevolence, gin-nurtured, thrilled every fiber of my frame.” – “The Black Cat,” Edgar Allan Poe When you think of fantasy stories, you often think… Continue reading Once Upon a Midnight Dreary: 5 Tips for Writing Gothic Stories

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Goggles and Gears! 5 Tips for Writing Steampunk

When I was little, I read constantly. I mean, constantly. The biggest fight was to get me outside and playing like a normal kid. I preferred to lay in my room with my books, particularly either my giant book on mythologies from around the world or classics. Of all those classics, there were some that… Continue reading Goggles and Gears! 5 Tips for Writing Steampunk