I know I've been pretty quiet on here, but not for nothing. I've been writing and have completed multiple drafts of projects, am putting together a horror anthology, and have been preparing to launch my Patreon. I will be posting dark fantasy, erotic horror, and slasher romance short stories, poetry, novellas, and serialized fiction on … Continue reading Patreon Lauch
Here's a few updates for the Spooky By Association horror anthology I'm putting together. The new word count is 2-22K, and the genre will be adult horror (if you have submitted a YA project prior to this announcement, it will still be taken into consideration). Feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or @nitapanwrites on … Continue reading Spooky By Association Update
Spooky By Association is a YA/Adult horror anthology based around the theme "things that go bump in the night." In-between 7-15K words long, all submissions are due December 6th, 2020 by midnight Eastern Standard Time. You may submit up to three (3) short stories. Please send submissions to email@example.com in a Word or Google Doc … Continue reading Spooky By Association: Call for Submissions
My co-writer, C.M. Rosens has offered some wonderful insight on our joint project and all the co-writing process entails.
Writing is a collaborative process. Even if you write purely for yourself, you will be in dialogue with the world around you, your influences, other authors, and the context in which you write. No one can write anything in a vacuum.
There is already a lot of discourse on critique partners, beta readers, sensitivity readers, and content warnings, aimed at both improving an author’s work and improving their relationship with their readership. I’m not wading into this here. I am, however, going to talk about the process of co-writing a novella/novel with someone else, which I’ve often wondered about and thought was not for me… until this year.
My [Our] New Project
I’ve recently started co-writing a novella set in the Pagham-on-Sea universe. Pagham-on-Sea itself appears in one chapter, but the story as a whole is set in Brighton (the real place) in early 2016.
This came about after I…
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A clever heroine who falls for a ruined house... and the house that has a mind of its own falls for her. When C.M. Rosens offered to let me beta read The Crows, I couldn't be more excited. Curses, a murder, and a spooky town all wrapped up in a blanket of dark humor? A … Continue reading Fate is Inexorable
The gods of life and death. A cosmic romance. Mortal conflicts on a divine scale. "Life and Death" in From Ashes to Magic is "fun, philosophical and darkly tragic all at once." Get your copy on Amazon: https://amazon.com/dp/1999258002/
After months of work, From Ashes to Magic has finally been released to the world. I could not be more excited! The From Ashes to Magic ebook is currently available on Amazon.com, and still for $.99, so snatch it up at this price while you can! http://bit.ly/2plnLJ9 Firstly, I would like to thank Mikki Noble … Continue reading Book News: From Ashes to Magic Release Day!
In celebration for From Ashes to Magic's release this upcoming Monday, I decided to dive into my files. Much to my joy, I found several deleted scenes from my short story in From Ashes to Magic, Life and Death. After going though them, I settled on my favorite bit that didn't make it to the … Continue reading From Ashes to Magic: Deleted Scene
Brimming with love and betrayal, is the divine romance between Life and Death doomed from the start? Pre-order the From Ashes to Magic e-book here: https://amazon.com/dp/B07YMTM4LW/