So I want to touch on subplotting. Not the dynamics of it per se. I want to share why I continuously need to cut back on having too many things going on in a story. Sometimes we have to learn things, and sometimes we have to unlearn them. I started writing poetry and screenplays at … Continue reading Cutting Back on Subplots|Writing Fiction
Like many other writers, I have this little book of ideas. It's raw, undetermined. Most of the thoughts in there may not even reach full on story level. I have noticed, however, that there's more than one plot involving a twin. There's a twin dynamic in my current work in progress so I'm getting a … Continue reading Am I obsessed with twins?|Writing Fiction
Genre: Horror Fiction, Thriller Synopsis Five strangers wake up in an eerie forest with no memory of how they got there. As they try to catch their bearings, they realize that they are not alone and something sinister is watching them, baiting them, almost like a predator playing with its prey. They find themselves … Continue reading The Dreams by Matthew R Fleming|Book Review
Just like anything, I've come to realize that writing books is a business in itself. At the end of the day we all want to be our authentic selves in hopes that at least one person will receive it positively but it's also true that we write for an audience. Particularly in the romantic genres, … Continue reading Is Third Person POV Dead?|Writing Fiction
Hi Bookish Folks, I'm honestly overwhelmed by all the social media-ing it takes to promote oneself as a writer. Personally, I'm not much of a sharer other than funny or animal videos but I decided to finally undertake creating a Facebook page for my blog, Bookish Kat. My main reason for doing this is to … Continue reading Connect with my blog on Facebook!
Wow, I can't believe it's a year already. I had been blogging on other platforms before but it's been a year since I started using wordpress and working on better content. My blog has taken a different turn since I initially started it. To sum it up, I think I'm a mix between book blogger … Continue reading One Year WordPress Anniversary!
I'm guessing most readers and book bloggers use Goodreads to keep track of their reading. I try to, just to see if I meet my yearly challenge but I often forget to track every book I read. That being said, for 2018 I plan to stick to a realistic reading plan of 4 books per … Continue reading Book Resolutions 2018!
Lately, I've been questioning my creativity as a writer. I've always felt like I had good stories to tell even though I hit dead ends when I do begin to write. There's at least eighty summaries I've written, waiting to be explored upon. My brain is pretty much always working, plotting, brainstorming, creating. But sometimes, … Continue reading Creativity Woes| Writing Fiction
Synopsis Madeline, co-owner of Paper Moon, a bridal shop lands a job as a wedding planner. She is to deliver the dress and plan the wedding for Ginger, the sister of Jonny Blaze, a famous action star. Jonny Blaze, action star has bought a house in a quiet tight-knit town where the people are all … Continue reading Marry Me at Christmas by Susan Mallory
My title may mislead but I promise there's an explanation. This thought just hit me by the way so I apologize in advance if I didn't get my point across. So, I was born in the late eighties and I basically consider myself a 90s kid. Because that's when I really got to come into … Continue reading I Applaud Young Readers