I am a fiction writer, specializing in YA and fantasy.
Visit my website at https://sylviesoul.com
Donate so I can live out my best 'Coffee Talk' dreams post-pandemic at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/rgvwZexNH
5 Reasons Writing for Content Mills Will Hurt Your Freelance Writing Career
What is a content mill? Think of it as a sweatshop for creativity. A lot of writing for miniscule pay. When I was first recruited by a content mill, I was excited. Finally, I thought, a chance to make money from my words.
A Valuable Lesson Learned While Riding the Subway in Toronto
This post will go live on my birthday. It will mark 10 years since I've left my small town to move to big-city Toronto. I've been introspective about my time in Toronto and what it means to me. What I've accomplished and what I've still yet to do.
5 Lessons Learned from Writing Every Week for a Year
With this post, I will have completed 52 solid weeks in a row of writing online! Going into this year, I knew it would be challenging. But I’m happy to say that I’ve come out on the other side with not only tons of content, but also a better understanding of myself and what I hope to accomplish as a writer.
3 Lessons Learned from Writing Fanfiction for Over 20 Years
April 30th marks the tenth anniversary of when I completed the fanfic Sailor Helga. I’ve written fanfiction for twenty years, and have gained a lot of experience from the practice. Here are some of the most valuable lessons I can impart on newbies who wish to embark on writing fanfiction:
Is Wattpad a Scam? Can You Still Make Money From Wattpad in 2023?
UPDATE (2022–12–22): It is my intent to empower aspiring and novice writers, as well as inform them of their publishing options in the online space. In a recent post, I used language that positioned the company Wattpad in an unfair and deleterious light.