Why Do I Write by Anna Simpson

Hi, I hope everyone has been enjoying the new year so far! If not, I hope it gets better.

Today, I have guest blogger and IWSG member Anna Simpson, about why she writes. Also, don’t forget to check our her new book, “White Light”!

Guest Post — Why do I Write?

Thanks for having me here today Lidy. I hope you don’t regret it.

Why I write is simple and complicated. Continue reading


Why I Loved Veronica Mars- A Storyteller’s Perspective

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Nancy Drew meets Daria. That is how I’d describe the Veronica Mars series by Rob Thomas. Needless to say, I was hooked 5 minutes into the first episode. After all, I loved reading the Nancy Drew series. And Daria was the best thing to happen to MTV (still don’t get the hoopla over Beavis and Butthead).
So, what made me decide to write a blog post about Veronica Mars? I was watching an episode from season 1 last week. The one where Logan Echolls asks Veronica for her sleuthing skills to track down his mother. When I started thinking, man this show had some great writing. Character and plot wise, Veronica Mars was this bookworm’s dream in a television show. You had a flawed yet likeable female protagonist. Deeply entrenched in the greatest mystery of Neptune, California. Who killed Lilly Kane? Continue reading

It’s NaNo Time!

National Novel Writing Month. For years I’ve known and thought to enter NaNoWriMo and for years, I’ve pretty much punked out. Well this year is different. I’ve finally manned up and am now one out of 100,000 and climbing, participant!

And my novel of choice I’ll be working on?

It’s “Nadia, the Hidden Fire Witch,” formerly known as “Witches.”

You can read the pitch below. Right away, from the title, you know that it’s a supernatural genre. Aside from that, it’s also geared towards Young Adults. And even with the saturation of stories about vampires, werewolves and now witches, Nadia, shouldn’t be like what’s been done before. Hopefully. (I’m a fan of Charmed and the Weird Sisters, but outside from them, I’m but a babe when it comes to stories centered on witches).

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