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Those Unneccessary Characters ….

When you write a book, you’ll like as not create several characters that are just unnecessary to the plot. You’ll put a lot into them; developing backstories, personalities, pages and pages of hard work. And then … you’ll find that those characters are more hinder than a help to your novel! I had several of these […]

Review of Reveille by David B. Hunter

Reveille by David B. Hunter is the story of Ben Anderson, a teenage boy who joins the Union Army during the American Civil War. Reveille (the first book of the Boy Bugler series) got off to a slow start with Ben joining the First Iowa and starting his training as a bugler (as he is […]

The Month of Opposites

I wrote this poem today about September … and decided to show it to you. September is the summer September is the fall September is the time of warmth September chills us all! September means a jacket September means a last swim September means a chance to dance Yet bring the harvest in! September means […]

Freaking out over NaNoWriMo? Me too!

I keep saying to myself, “Kell, today you’re going to seriously start planning for NaNo.” I’m not. I should. I need to. If I don’t, I’m going to get to November 1st and stare at a blank sheet of paper for hours. Isn’t that going to be fun? I intend to set my Word Count […]

Sneak Peak: The Dressmaker’s Secret, Prologue

Here is a sneak peak of my book, The Dressmaker’s Secret, which will be published in early 2016. Note: though this prologue is pretty polished, there are probably a few mistakes that will be corrected by the final draft. 🙂 Prologue Miracles “Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of […]

Welcome, One and All!

My name is Kellyn Roth. I am a teenager, homeschooled student, author, country girl, photographer, and most importantly, Christian. Here I will be posting short stories (truth or fiction), poetry, excerpts, book reviews, reports, photos, interesting facts, writing prompts, Bible verses, polls, etc. God bless you all! ~Kellyn Roth