Here we are, at the end of another year that went by way too fast. In my 2018 Year in Review, I made a resolution for myself to slow down and take time for myself. As I audit the last 12 months, I can say I managed that in some […]
Two things I can tell you about writing fiction: It’s hard work It only gets harder When I say it’s hard work, I mean it takes far more than just jotting down what your imagination dictates. The greater part of writing is rewriting. There are stories that practically write themselves, […]
A short story for the Halloween season. Enjoy!
Reblogging because it’s worth repeating. <3 I love all my fellow Indie authors.
Guess it’s a good time to officially introduce my business-side website. It’s a pet project I’ve been planning for a very long time to separate my writing from the author tips/advice/q&a side of it. It’s mainly for new and aspiring writers just getting their feet wet in the industry; something […]
This seems to be becoming a trend, so I figure why not take advantage of inexplicably random flashes of inspiration? You may have noticed a new list of links in the sidebar titled Here There Be Monsters. Every link there is a short story posted on this blog. I’m predominantly a […]
Thank you to Kim Iverson for inspiring this little piece with her search for smexy stock imagery. The video share of “Animals” by Maroon 5 put the final nail in the coffin of my resolution to write it.
I was honored recently to be asked to review an ARC of a collection of short stories by Michael Chambers. It made me remember how much I used to love writing them myself and it sparked a desire to write a new one. Then fellow author Lincoln Farish pitched an elaborate idea for a psychological thriller and it spawned this little baby.
Saw this on Facebook and thought it’d be fun to do… So here we go! 1.) What is you Author name? Alianne Donnelly 2.) What is the first book you ever published? Blood Moons 3.) What is your publiversary? September 27, 2010 4.) What is you favorite book you’ve written thus […]
WOLFEN is nominated for February’s Featured Book at The Writer’s Inkwell! This is a HUGE thing for me! Help me out, click below and cast your vote for the book that still gives me (and several other people) nightmares. Wolfen for president! Thank you so much to the amazing Kristine […]