Shards of Mirrors is a collection of 16 flash fiction pieces by Carin Marais. Get your copy on Noisetrade! … More Shards of Mirrors now on Noisetrade!
The past few weeks I’ve been reading quite a few books on writing — specifically how to write faster and streamline your writing. This is mainly because I’ve found that I want to find a way to write at least the initial draft of a story faster and learn how to better outline my stories. … More Books about writing I’m currently reading
My second wish that night was that I had rather stayed home to write. Sure I got some good time in watching all the people, but I was itching to work on Porselein… … More Rediscovering your passion, part 1
To that end, I’m doing more of my writing early in the morning, leaving my melted brain to focus only on simple tasks like crocheting in the afternoons while I wait for it to cool down again. Which bring me to what I’ll be working on during November. … More November writing plans: The Ruon Chronicles and Porselein
And there goes October whooshing by! I’m very thankful to have finished and published Forgotten before Halloween (more about that over here), but November promises to be a very busy writing month as well. More about that next week, though. #TheMerryWriter During October I’ve had some more luck with keeping up with #TheMerryWriter on Twitter, … More Final writing update for October
You can now get Forgotten on Kindle and Kobo! … More “Forgotten” now available!
The day is here! The final cover for Forgotten is ready! Behold – Blurb: Nine years ago a plane crashed outside the village. Since then sigils have kept the darkness away. Joshua dreams of flying and escaping the burning fuselage unhurt. Now fourteen, he goes to explore the plane’s wreckage but has no idea that … More Cover Reveal! Forgotten
Signed up to do NaNoWriMo (or even Camp NaNoWriMo)? Here are some tips to keep you at the top of your writing game. … More 5 NaNoWriMo Tips
With Halloween just around the corner, I’m glad to say that Forgotten is almost, nearly, just about done. I may have changed the ending as I was writing. But these things happen! I’ve made a collection on Unsplash (wonderful photos, you should check the site out) for Forgotten and which will definitely give you a … More Writing Update: Horror and Halloween!
Written for Microcosms, this story was quite a fun one to write. Not quite unicorns and rainbows, though… For those who missed yesterday’s post, I’m giving the story first and the “behind the scenes” afterwards. Fiction: The Book of Damnation Welstandsuitsig Abbey had been built upon a tall pinnacle. Waking and sleeping in shifts, they … More Behind the fiction: The Book of Damnation