I got a Puppy!

On 13th October 2017, I got my own puppy. Meet Sploot, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi puppy! He’s 2 months old right now, likes to nom everything, hare after his brothers, and generally being feisty. He’s super energetic and likes to challenge the rules, so I’ll be in for a busy few months! He has his…

Game Review: The Last of Us — Post-Apocalyptic Feels

Over the past month, I completed two video games: The Last of Us and Nier:Automata. I’ll talk about the latter at a later date, but damn, these are some good games. Main points of this game I’d like to emphasise (TL;DR, basically): – FREAKING motion sickness. What’s with this game?! I can only play 30 mins…

What to do After Finishing a First Draft

On 27th July 2017, Rune Mage was finished at 199k words after NaNoWriMo 2016 and two lots of Camp NaNoWriMo 2017. Then I hit a wall. What now? I had several plot bunnies boiling for the past few months and was too happy to jump straight into a different project, but I knew this was always my pattern…

Cover Reveal for NaNoWriMo2017 and the Next Project

NaNoWriMo2017 draws near, as does the start of my second project. As promised, the cover reveal for my sequel to 2014’s NaNoWriMo, a science fiction-fantasy combining the ethics of simulated reality, human experimentation, and doing The Greater Good. Welcome to March City: The Rebellion of the Gifted.

Inspiration for Demons in Rune Mage

In Rune Mage, summoned demons play a part in wreaking havoc in the country of Karma and serves as a point of hatred for Seiren Nithercott, the main character, due to the demons’ wildness and propensity for destruction. They are actually based on real-life creatures, up-scaled in size. From Chapter 1: Orange skin with reptilian spikes covering…

6 Writing Tips by Victoria Moschou

Victoria Moschou is a book reviewer, blogger (Victorious Pages on WordPress), writer (VictoriaMoschou on Wattpad), and winner of the Ruined Childhoods contest hosted by Christine Bottas (Nyhterides) and I. They say the expert in anything was once a beginner, and I totally agree on that! Of course, I can’t say that I’m an expert on writing…