You're writing forests wrong! Here's a big list of words and considerations you need for describing forests.
Author: Julia H Dixon
‘The Tell-Tale Heart’ by Edgar Allan Poe (Audio Fiction, Length: 13 minutes)
My reading of Edgar Allan Poe's The Tell-Tale Heart. This story is in the Public Domain.
Book Cover Artist Shout-Out: The Cover Art For ‘THE LAST POLICEMAN’ Is Spectacular
Cover by Doogie Horner First, I must say that I love this trilogy. I haven't loved a trilogy of books this much for years. I freaking adored reading these so much that I read them all in the space of a week. The covers are abolutely spectacular as well, with a consistent, clean design throughout. … Continue reading Book Cover Artist Shout-Out: The Cover Art For ‘THE LAST POLICEMAN’ Is Spectacular
“There is something in the woods.” – Excerpt From A Dark Fantasy Novel #2
Just like last month, I'm sharing a small snippet from my monthly writings. Last time I shared the opening page of my dark fantasy novel, quite possibly the most important part of any book, so make sure to check that out if you haven't already.
Top 10 Creepypastas, According To creepypasta.com
Today I'm reviewing the top ranked creepypastas (at the time of me writing this) on creepypasta.com. What Is A Creepypasta? If you're not familiar with the term, a 'creepypasta' might raise an eyebrow or two. A creepypasta is an internet horror story or legend. Think of them as campfire stories for the online world. What … Continue reading Top 10 Creepypastas, According To creepypasta.com
‘Compatible’ by Julia H Dixon (Audio Fiction, Length: 26 minutes)
My ace romance story featuring mermen, Compatible, is now in audio form!
‘Click & Scroll’ by Julia H Dixon (Audio Fiction, Length: 4 minutes)
Listen to a free short story by me! Click & Scroll is now in audio. Read by the author.
“At hour six, Grace had to remind herself not to panic.” – An Excerpt From My Novel #1
Ever since I posted about my 2023 writing goals, I've wanted to do some kind of accountability series - a monthly update where I share what I'm working on, in the hopes that I'll stick to my writing goals. At first, I wasn't sure how to do this. I didn't want to post full chapters … Continue reading “At hour six, Grace had to remind herself not to panic.” – An Excerpt From My Novel #1
“No Good Chickens” – The Best Moment From ‘Sea of Tranquility’ By Emily St. John Mandel
I've decided to get into those books I got for Christmas and was immediately drawn to Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel. I absolutely adored her non-linear pre and post apocalyptic novel Station Eleven so I was excited to get into a new work of hers. Sea of Tranquility is a science fiction … Continue reading “No Good Chickens” – The Best Moment From ‘Sea of Tranquility’ By Emily St. John Mandel
Why Your ‘Great’ Story Concept Might Be Killing Your Writing
Writers are always told they need a great concept, but what if your story problems lie in a concept that's too great? Let me explain.