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Of Blood and Rain is now available!

June 16th, 2017
Of Blood and Rain by Beth Alvarez - Cover art by Jose Alvarez After a long delay due to a minor car accident, Of Blood and Rain is finally available! You can click the link to the left from desktop browsers to find where to purchase your copy, or keep scrolling for the book’s description and links… Until the riddle is answered, the Read the rest...

Of Blood and Rain: Coming June 13

May 24th, 2017
Of Blood and Rain by Beth Alvarez - Cover art by Jose Alvarez Now that the cover is finally ready, I’m happy to announce that Of Blood and Rain, my recent fantasy novella, will be available in just 3 short weeks! I blogged my way through this project earlier this year but, for those curious about it, here’s a little more information.… Read the rest...

Character-driven vs. Plot-driven stories

April 25th, 2017
If you’ve ever looked into sending queries to agents—or even just spent time reading descriptions of books—you’ve probably seen the term “character-driven story.” But what does that mean? If you’re not sure how character-driven stories and plot-driven stories are different, you’re not alone. Since this topic first came up in… Read the rest...

Project review: Of Blood and Rain

April 18th, 2017
I’ll be honest: I didn’t finish on time. There was one tiny little detail I forgot about when planning my project timeline, and it messed me up badly. I always try to put my project deadlines on a weekend so I can do a bunch of last-minute work if it’s… Read the rest...

Day Fourteen: Gearing up for the crunch

April 14th, 2017
Yesterday’s word count crept in at 519, which is pretty good for the 20 minutes I spent writing, but still a bit short of what I actually needed to squeeze in. Though I took a notebook, I wasn’t able to get any work done. Turns out my ability to work… Read the rest...

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