I'm Samayla on AO3 and DA.

I write fantasy, scifi, historical, and fanfiction, and I currently have three (?!) novels in the works because I have no self control. I also create fandom based and original art when the mood strikes.
I'm crafty and crazy and a little bit obsessed with everything, it would seem...

 

All I can say is, if we’ve got to have another blizzard tomorrow, we’d better get at least a late start tomorrow too. 

3D fabric paint and acrylic on scrapbook paper~
I redrew my old fish for another project.

3D fabric paint and acrylic on scrapbook paper~

I redrew my old fish for another project.

That moment when you are so inspired that you’re paralyzed by the fear that if you start writing one part of it down, you’ll miss the rest of it.

*sits down to write a couple of scenes about cursed merfolk in some generic natural history museum*

*accidentally designs a complex mythology, magic system, and social hierarchy, weaving it into Venetian history and legend along the way*

Write about when your character...

shsljolteon:

So I have a huge list of writing prompts I like to use when I feel like writing but don’t have a specific story in mind, or when I want to character-build, and I thought I’d share it. This list is HUGE and has all sorts of situations, some of which are normal and some of which…

How do I just start writing this damn scene already?

whydoiwriteanyway:

Okay, so I’ve been struggling to rewrite the opening of one of my older novels for a year now. And that’s not hyperbole. It’s a common problem, too: sometimes there are entirely necessary parts of stories that we find ourselves unable to write. Here are a few of the…