This post is part 2 in the series The 5 ‘ Must Haves’ in a Dystopian Novel. If you haven’t read the other one, it can be found HERE (Part 1). Next week I’ll tackle the third ‘Must Have’ in Dystopian fiction, so stick around! Every dystopian novel is called dystopian as a juxtaposition to its opposite, a utopia. … Continue reading Top 5 ‘Must Haves’ in a Dystopian Novel II: Realization of Idealization
Now, I might catch a lot of flack for my opinions, I don't know. This list is based off what I've observed as a reader of dystopian fiction. I am sure all the lit. professors and other authors much more educated than I am could tear me to shreds and show me all the ways … Continue reading Top 5 ‘Must Haves’ in a Dystopian Novel I: Inorganic Society
Plan: Make readers happy
I had a new release that came out January 5. Sales have been awful and I've learned a few things. I would LOOOVE to make money for my work, and we really need it (really), but I am soo busy, I can't beat myself up too much for finally releasing a book that's been ready … Continue reading Note to Self: Why your new release flopped
Excuse the belated posting, but The Ogress' Son is finally available for purchase. If you'd like to do a review, you can bypass paying for it at major retailers, and get a free ARC from me instead! No spam, just free copies of new releases in exchange for your honest reviews at major retailer outfits. … Continue reading Omigosh y’all, IT’S HERE!
Before I get into what this post is actually about, I need your honest opinion. This picture is what I was going to use as the background for my dystopian dark age steampunk (yes, I went there) novel, The Ogress Son. SO strongly feels that it looks too "concentration camp" like, which doesn't exactly fit … Continue reading Stability
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