Book Writing Update

Hello everyone!

If you’ve been wondering why my blog posts have become scarce, it’s because I’ve been busy trying to finalize my story Monster on the writing platform wattpad. So far, I have published five chapters, so please check them out and let me know what you think! They certainly have plenty room for improvement. I’m hoping to get some feedback from readers on what they like, don’t like, or get confused about.

Click below to read my work in progress, Monster.

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Or follow me on Wattpad to never miss a chapter!

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Let me know what you think of the story so far. You can post comments here or directly on the story on wattpad. I’ll try to keep everyone posted on my progress!

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Sneak Peek at the Book, Monster

If you haven’t already read my summary of my latest book Monster, I encourage you to read it. Or, you can just read this short prologue to the story and see if you like it from there. I hope you like it!

Prologue of Monster 

He had returned. Just as he did every night as if expecting something to happen. He knows. Or at least suspects something. I can feel it in the way he looks at me. Never have I allowed him to meet my gaze for fear of what he might see—the truth—that I was different. But perhaps he could help? If he suspects the truth of what was happening, he might also know how to stop the change. The man fell back into the shadows, but his cold eyes were still visible. Glowing like mine. Continue reading

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The Rose Pt. 3

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