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Question For You: What To Write?

Today, I actually have a question for you.
   I know, it's a bit odd.    The thing is, though I love writing blog posts, I've been struggling with what I should write. So I decided, "why not ask the people who are reading them?" Makes sense, right?    I've got a few subjects that I could write about, and I really want you to tell me the truth about what you enjoy reading most, and what you would enjoy seeing (whether I've written things like that before or not). Don't just read it and brush it off - give me your input!    Okay, here goes. I could write about . . .
1) My Books
   This is probably one of my favorites to write about, because it's what I'm the most passionate about (second to God, of course). This includes things like my Character Guest Posts, and anything else I happen to come up with. If you want things like this, give me specifics! Do you want to know about characters? Setting? Word count? Story line?
2) My Writing Process
   This is a b…

Grace's Corner of the World: The Tough Stuff

One of the toughest things I struggle with when writing my blogs (or my books, or anything else, really) is that I don't have a very "tough skin" yet. This means that it hurts me when people don't like a post, or when someone offers critique on one of my stories. It's not that I don't believe what they're saying in those critiques of my stories or posts, it's that it hurts to hear them say it!

   At the same time, with my blogs, I struggle when one post doesn't get as many views as another. This mostly hurts me because my posts about MK life/life overseas get tons of views, but when I write about what really is important to me (my stories) they don't get half as many views.

   I've had to keep some things in mind when I look back over critiques or look at the amount of views of my posts.

1) I'm not writing to please other people, I'm writing to please me

   I don't write my blogs to see how many views they get, I write my blogs …

Character Guest Post: Life

Lately, I’ve been doing posts all about the characters from my book, “The Ending.” I got the idea from Melissa Gravitis’s Character Guest Posts, and I’ve had tons of fun writing them! I took a slight break from them, but now I’ve decided to get back into it with one more post on Endings’, Dreams’ and Time’s oldest brother – Life. Hello, Life! It’s nice to have you here today. I’m excited to get to know you more! Now, if I remember correctly, you and your brothers were cast from your Father’s palace and onto Deerdren. You then had to find your way back without the use of your powers, right? Hello, Grace. I'm glad to be here today. And, yes, that is correct. It was a troubling time, and I wasn't the happiest during the trip. However, afterword, I realized that it was for my best, and the best for my brothers. So, your other brothers control various things, and I naturally assume that you control life. But, what sort of life do you control? Could you dive a bit deeper into the topic…

Sunshine Blogger Tag

Melissa Gravitis tagged me in the Sunshine Blogger Tag! I’m so excited – it’s the first tag that I’ve participated in. Thanks for tagging me, Melissa!
The rules are pretty simple: #1: Answer the 11 questions from your nominee
#2: Tag 11 bloggers
#3: Ask them 11 new questions I don’t know if you’re as thrilled about this as I am, but I’m too pumped up to stall anymore. Let’s get on with it!
1) Did anything 'spark' your passion (writing, reading, art, etc.) or did it come on gradually?      It was more of a gradual thing for me. But, I think it was when I began reading that I slowly realized books actually came from somewhere and didn’t just magically appear. Then I decided I could do it, too!
2) If a library was on fire and you could only save three of its books, which three would you choose?
     Oh, goodness. I’d probably say 1) Lost Girl of Astor Street, 2) Gregor the Overlander, the Prophecy of Bane, (book 2 in the series. It was my favorite!), and 3) The Negotiator (O’Malley Chroni…