Hero Up is going to be published June 5! THIS FRIDAY!! I’m so excited to get this book baby out into the world. I love giving y’all sneak peeks on my social media. Follow me on Instagram and Facebook @joyrchappell if you haven’t already! Anyway, I have a special sneak peek for y’all today. I’m posting the entire prologue here! So without further ado, read on…Continue reading A Hero Up Sneak Peek
Stuck with wanting to write but not knowing what to write? I’ve been there and it sucks. Here are a few ways to grow some writing ideas. Maybe these will help you write your next bestseller!Continue reading 4 Methods for Finding Story Inspiration
Right now I should be in Massachusetts. I should be having fun with my group of girl friends. Right now I am home enjoying time with my family instead.
This spring break was gonna be my first time actually going on a trip with my friends, but it got cancelled due to growing concerns with the coronavirus. Let’s go back to last week when spring break was approaching. It was a stressful time.Continue reading Coronavirus, Spring Break, And Writing Conflicting Values
I underestimated poetry writing and now have even more respect and amazement toward poets. That is all.
I’ve maybe written five poems in my life, if that. I’ve never learned a lot of the skill and technique that goes into that genre. These last couple weeks were rough for me. More difficult than writing creative nonfiction? Yes.Continue reading Ramblings On My Writing Class Pt. 2
I didn’t know I’d have to write nonfiction in my online creative writing class–But alas, I had to prepare for the misery of the fourth week when it was due.
Okay, let’s skip the dramatics. It wasn’t that bad. Buuuut, I still wasn’t looking forward to it. I love fiction and wanted to learn all about and only about writing fiction in this class.Continue reading Ramblings On My Writing Class Pt. 1
I haven’t written a blog in a few years, but when I did it was a lot of fun in my time away from writing books…and school papers.
Like my past blog, this site will be used to write about my books, what I’m currently writing, writing tips, and perhaps a few of my short creative writing pieces. In general, this is a blog about books and writing from a self-published author.