Hey, we’re going to do something just a tad different from the usual. Today, the lovely Julie Hutchings is here to tell us about her new novel Running Away which releases today. It’s a story about a girl who never truly felt she belonged in the world and her unexpected encounters with some vampires. But let’s make this clear, this is nothing like your stereotypical mish-mash vampire tale. I interviewed Julie a year ago about her first novel in this series, Running Home, and I loved it so much that I had to interview her again for the sequel. Pop your popcorn, fasten your seatbelts, and keep your hands and legs in the vehicle at all times. Now without further ado, I give you my interview with Julie Hutchings: Continue reading
September 9, 2014 was an important day for me. It marked the day in which I wrote the final words to my novel and wrote those beloved words every writer dreams about: “The End”. I have discussed this novel a little bit in the past, but I didn’t want to say too much until the second draft was complete. But guess what? The second draft is finished, so now I’m about to spill the beans on my current work in progress (WIP): The Sanguis Jewel.
Hello Kitty’s creator recently announced that her creation was not a cat, but a little girl instead. Who? What? Where? When? Why? How? I have a theory about the whole situation. Buckle your seat belts if you haven’t because the truth hurts and nobody deserves the pain that comes with a facepalm.
Some people say it’s good to read bad stories because they show you what not to do if you’re a writer, and they also help you appreciate the art of storytelling and how hard it is to write a good story. Being the obsessively avid reader I am, I’ve read tons of great stories, as well as a fair share of horrible stories.
When I was younger, I always heard that you should finish a book, no matter how bad it was, but all that led to were countless nights of boredom and torture. I regret it all.