Lately, I’ve been in the mood to write. But, not necessarily on my computer or my phone. I can remember what it was like to write to the very first draft of Torque (then called Fangs: Taste of Blood) and how easier it was to finish it on paper. (As easy as writing a novel … More Keyboard v. Paper
Panera and two coffee shops later, I found a decent spot at the library. Go figure, right? … More The write environment
On May 9th, 2015, I graduated from Kent State University. Two weeks later, I was at a copy editing boot camp for Dow Jones News Fund. Now, I am working for The Detroit News in Detroit, MI. I am finally going to take the time to post here and my travel blog (see above). I will … More To Boldly Go….
This is what happens when you want to write a part of your novel for your portfolio. … More Torque | PU via pictures
As some of you may know I am writing a novel, struggling, but I’m moving along. Back in December, toward the end of my end of my winter break, my portfolio director told me to switch my third person to first person. It would make the readers feel more connected with my main character, Cori. … More Third to First | Progress Update
When you have to press play It’s been a while….
There are times when you just need press pause. But life has no pause button. Real post on Wednesday. Or Thursday, if I’m still alive. XO Arisa
A couple of weeks ago I started making writings goals. And they’ve already failed, which sucks because I want to finish my novel by the end of the year or at least half of it. In my planner I put word goals – of how many I would achieve a day starting Monday and ending … More Writing Goals via Planner
Hello All, I hope you enjoy the very short post of my main character Cori from my novel, Torque. Until Wednesday. XO Arisa Birth Name: Cori Ava B-Woods aka. Cori A. Woods
What is the appeal behind a young female protagonist falling for an older male protagonists – the ones where the men are over 100 years old, but doesn’t look a day over 20 something. I can’t give a definite answer to that because I am not getting a degree in psychology or anything related to … More Romance and ages