Author's Journey

Kayla’s Author’s Journey: Update July 7, 2021

This week started out a little rough. My baby was sick, my writing time was limited, and sleep wasn't happening. Yesterday, however, I woke up to an email from one of my dream agents. She not only requested my full manuscript, but she gave me notes on how to improve the 50 pages she'd already… Continue reading Kayla’s Author’s Journey: Update July 7, 2021

Lists, Mystery/Thriller

Kayla’s Tuesday Talk #3: Favorite Mystery Tropes

Okay, gang, I might be preaching to the choir here, but I'm going to assume that not everyone knows what a "trope" is. Let me explain. According to tvtropes.org, a trope "is a storytelling device or convention, a shortcut for describing situations the storyteller can reasonably assume the audience will recognize. Tropes are the means by which… Continue reading Kayla’s Tuesday Talk #3: Favorite Mystery Tropes