Thursday, June 7, 2018

After All

The whole point of this blog was to share my work and my writing journey. It's been hard to share about the writing journey, when it's nothing but rejection and not knowing what to do next, fumbling around in the dark. But I know deep down this is what I'm meant to do, be a published author, so I'm sticking with it and soldiering on so to speak.

In total I've written five novels {and one of those I just rewrote completely} The second novel I wrote is different than the others. It's more college-age romance, than the women's fiction like the others. It is a story I love, but not one I have any interest in having traditionally published.

Because of this, I've decided to do something a little different and share it on Wattpad. Wattpad is a website and an app where writers can share their novels, short stories, flash fiction, and fan fiction. Readers have the opportunity to read for free, star, and comment on these stories. I'm only starting to learn about it, but it's an incredible community.

So twice a week, on Mondays and Thursdays ideally, I'll be sharing my second novel After All chapter by chapter. You can follow the story here.

This is the description of the story:
Burned by an ex-boyfriend and rejected from her dream school, aspiring artist Lily Collins has arrived for her first year of college in New England looking for a fresh start. But falling face-first onto the stage during freshman assembly is not exactly what she had in mind. It does, however, attract the attention of Ryan Park. The hot lacrosse player, who already has a reputation for being popular with the ladies, is exactly the type of guy Lily wants to avoid this year. She let herself get blinded by love before and refuses to let that happen again.

But eventually, first as friends, then as more, Ryan becomes the lead in all of Lily's stories. She can't help but fall in love with him. She finds her place with him and at school, finally feeling content in life.

Until out of nowhere, it all falls apart. Lily is left to pick up the pieces and put her life back together. But years later, when she runs into Ryan again, she is left to wonder what happened between now and then, and if the questions she seeks answers to will change the past, as well as her future.

So please check it out and feel free to comment and share!