Author Interview w\ Lucy Tempest \\ mythology, fairy tales and writing advice

Hello! I am super excited for today’s post! With NaNoWriMo coming up, I figured it was past time to do another author interview. And the minute I read Lucy Tempest’s novel I knew it had to be her. I loved the world, the characters and the references to mythology! So thank you to Lucy Tempest …

Running to Battle Music \\ writing playlist

Hello! I always listen to music while I’m writing. If I can’t, then I can’t concentrate. And certain genres and bands make me feel different things – I connect them to specific scenes. (I hope I don’t sound crazy here ๐Ÿ˜‚ย ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ) Lately I’ve been listening to a lot of music that makes me imagine a …

Using a Pen Name: pros, cons and finding the right name \\ Writing with Marrill 003

I use a pen name if you didn’t know. I have since I started my original blog if any of you remember that, andย I changed names a few times before finally finding the right one and I’veย been using it for about two years. At this point, Marrill is as much my name as my real …

How to find the right Point Of View (POV) \\ Writing with Marrill 001

Hello Book Ravens!ย  Starting a story is hard.ย There’s no way to really get around it; in order to write a story, you have to start somewhere. Including, but not limited to, finding the right point of view. I know a lot of my writer friends don’t stress about this – they usually choose which POV …

Talking About Your Own Books Online \\ Writing Discussion

Hello Book Ravens! So Camp NaNoWriMo is coming up in April, and I plan to participate.ย  NaNoWriMo always gets me excited because everyone talks about it, and I love hearing about others stories! Fantasy, contemporary, magical realism, unknown, etc. I always get so excited about other writers! But I also feel kind of cut off …

February Wrap-Up \\ Finish more than one book, writing update and more

Hello Book Ravens! So it’s the last day of February…and I can’t really believe it. I guess I never though March would come? And so now that it has…I don’t know what to do with myself. Don’t get me wrong! March is great! Springtime, my mom’s birthday, my brother’s birthday…that’s pretty much it. So why …