Hi there! My name is Zandra and this is my creative writing blog. I hope you find something you like here, and I also hope you won’t be afraid to critique my work — I’m always looking for the opportunity to hone my craft.
Writing has always been my passion. Unfortunately, it’s difficult to break into the writing business and make it a full-time career, so for me, it suffices as a hobby for now. I have self-published two titles, which are currently available on Amazon, and contribute to Blasting News (opinion-based articles) and Hubpages (informative articles). By no means would I consider myself a successful writer, but success, of course, is quite a subjective word — from the eyes of Stephen King, I am unsuccessful, but in the eyes of this small-town woman living in poverty, I consider it pretty successful to have my work posted for sale on Amazon. And, even though it’s far from enough to sustain my husband and I, I do see a pretty regular inflow of royalties from their sales.
You may see a collection of scenes published — this form of writing is a particular favorite of mine, as they are very short pieces intended to literally paint a simple scene for you, the reader. They are the equivalents of a visual artist’s painting and rarely have plots, if ever. Instead, they’re written to evoke a certain type of emotion or response, and to bring to your mind a particular scene. I especially hope you will provide feedback on these pieces.
Please feel free to send me questions/comments/feedback. I’ll respond to each one as quickly as I can.