The Reader, the Writer, and the Review

The  book  is  out.  Congrats.  Everyone  is  overjoyed.  The  writer  has  just  released  a  couple  hundred  pages  of  hard work  and  dedication.  Blood,  sweat,  and  tears  went  into  every  word,  every  edit,  and  each  stylistic  decision  on the font,  spacing,  word  choice,  and  the  cover. The  reader  has  a  new  book  to  devour.  A  couple  … Continue reading The Reader, the Writer, and the Review

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The Final Girl: Being A Woman In Horror

Hello, my name is Christy and I’m a horror writer and a woman. I know, HUGE SHOCK. We don’t exist! Women can’t write horror. If we try, it’s watered down. There MUST be romance in any book we write because that’s what women write. Those are the only female writers to exist! The amazing truth … Continue reading The Final Girl: Being A Woman In Horror

Editing and How I Do It

Let  me  preface  this  by  saying  I  absolutely  hate  editing.  I’m  sure  I’m  not  alone  in  this.  Writing  a  book  isn’t  always  the  easiest,  but  the  worst  writing  days  are  still  better  than  the  best  editing  days  for  me,  and  I’d  say  that  was  telling  of  how  much  I  don’t  like  to  edit. With  that  … Continue reading Editing and How I Do It