She said, With a tremble on her lips, I can’t. Can’t what? Give in? Give up? Lift your head up and carry on? No, she said. I can’t breathe, I can’t see, I can’t be, I can’t move or taste or feel Without my heart Lurching in my chest Or stinging, like it’s the victim … Continue reading Listen
Neryn is a 15 year old orphan utterly alone in the world of Alban. After being wagered by her drunken father to a complete stranger on a chancy boat, she has no one but herself. Her mother, brother and grandmother are all dead, and her father too as a result of the Cull. Now Neryn … Continue reading Shadowfell, Juliet Marillier
**Scroll to the bottom to get a sneak peek of my character aesthetics!** As far as creative processes go, mine is definitely still developing. I haven't been spending anywhere near enough time writing and creating recently, and I haven't planned a novel in YEARS. I guess after all the time that passed I forgot how … Continue reading Why character boards are a must in your writer’s toolbox
In the fresh light of morning us writers can sit there with a pen in our hand, a cup of coffee and a whole lot of good intentions...but nothing comes out. No ink. No words. Nothing. A simple writing prompt can be an easy remedy! So if you're that person, desperate to get some words … Continue reading Writing Prompt…
Here is a glimpse of the characters I'm working on and a story that I'm itching to get on the page. Love, magic, sacrifice and loss- what more would you expect with a war on the horizon? Character 1 Character 2 Character 3 Character 4 Laura Marie Copyright: Laura Davis © 2018, all rights reserved.
At some point we all find ourselves staring blanking at our computer screen, trying to get our character to do something, anything, and ultimately the frustration takes over and we end up yelling "why can’t I see you properly?" at them (yes, them as in our made up, imaginary characters). The problems we have with them are … Continue reading 5 Ways to Keep Your Characters Consistent