December 31st was the deadline for the writing competition hosted by Dutch Comic Con. I took part in it before, but my story wasn’t selected that time. I wanted to give it another go, especially because the new theme was ‘games’. Games are kind of my thing (understatement of the year), so I thought my
Devil’s Deal is released, which means I’m back at my writing table, furiously refreshing the sales dashboard while I should be writing. It’s not productive, but seeing a review pop up on Goodreads, Amazon, or via a Google Alert is. Any kind of feedback helps me with my writing. I’ve made some notes for myself,
Here’s the cover for Devil’s Deal, Tessa Hastjarjanto’s latest book. It’s a paranormal romance with a biracial main character, set in the Netherlands.
Writing a first chapter is hard. The tips I found online didn’t help me much. I examine them and tell you why they don’t work for me.
Cover reveal of Tales of Lunis Aquaria by Tessa Hastjarjanto. Check out this collection of fantasy short stories set in the world of Lunis Aquaria.
Tessa talks about her current work in progress: Tales of Aquaria Lunis. A collection of nine short stories set in the same fantasy world.
A writer should be writing. In the new series Work In Progress I will talk about projects I’m working on. I’m participating in Camp NaNo for the whole month of April. I’m making good progress with the goals I’ve set and shared with you before. But today I want to talk about what I’ll be working on after this.