Just Writing Things · writing

Just Writing Things – 17

I'm making this post as an encouragement. In case any of you have struggled or are struggling with a common stress a lot of writers have about not being original. First, let me tell you where this started. I was watching a new video from Alexa Donne. She writes YA fantasy and has a YouTube… Continue reading Just Writing Things – 17

Just Writing Things · writing

Just Writing Things – 16

Mini rant 😅 I believe the above image is why so many authors stress out about writing. After English teachers have convinced them their writing has to mean something to mean anything. It's one of the many things that kept me down about my own writing for so long. AND just because an author doesn't… Continue reading Just Writing Things – 16

Anastasia Austin · Announcements · Just Writing Things · Self Publishing

Just Writing Things – 14 : Publishing under a pen name

It's about time I officially announce that next month I will publish my first book under my pen name, Anastasia Austin! (Did you notice the new menu link above?) I mentioned self publishing in my February writing update but didn't go into much detail. Now, it's time for more detail! Middle of February, I decided… Continue reading Just Writing Things – 14 : Publishing under a pen name

Just Writing Things · writing

Just Writing Things – 13

Embracing my love of romance. I mean... that pretty much says it all. All my favorite books center around romance. And after getting some awesome recommendations from my friend and writing cohort, Bree @ PerpetualFangirl, I've completely given into my love of the genre. I even started writing a new adult contemporary romance. No fantasy… Continue reading Just Writing Things – 13