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Audrey Caylin: The Christmas Post

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The Christmas Post

Hey everyone! How had your month been so far? Mine has just flown by. I looked at the calendar the other day and thought "no way, Christmas is only a few days away?!?" 

And today is also the first day of winter! (Unless you're in a different part of the world, in which it's probably something different ;-) )

(Pictures from Pinterest)

Anyway, I'll stop pointing out the obvious and get on with the post.


With Christmas so very close, I've been thinking about gifts a lot lately. Not the physical aspect of them though, but the part you can't see. I realized gifts are double-sided: the receiver gets the actual gift, while the giver gets the receiver's gratitude as thanks. I thought that was a pretty cool concept.

While I had gifts on my mind, I realized I haven't given you guys any snippets yet! \(*.*)/  So today, I'm sending you all a cyber-present of five snippets from my WIPs, three from Found and two from my Nano novel, Verity of Tomorrow. Enjoy!

(And I won't rant on and on about how much editing these need *hides behind hands*)  

I got to try a bit of dystopian with the opening scenes

Writing dialogue between these characters has been a blast I <3 my rebels

I wrote this in the basement. Listening to dark movie scores. Home alone. I like to get into the mood of my scenes XD.
You have no idea how long I've waited to use that last line

Maybe I chose to do my nano novel as sci-fi so I could mess around with guns and dark corridors? (This comment should not at all disturb you)

*peeks back out* Sorry for the typos. I did say they needed editing, didn't I? ;)

“March came in that winter like the meekest and mildest of lambs, bringing days that were crisp and golden and tingling, each followed by a frosty pink twilight which gradually lost itself in an elfland of moonshine.”
(Pictures from Pinterest)
Well, I hope you enjoyed those snippets, and I'll try to share them more often without giving away any spoilers :P

I will be replying to comments here before I go dark for Christmas. Seriously, comments make my day and one of my favorite things about blogging so far has been connecting with people who don't live anywhere near me (excuse me for sounding so old-fashioned, but isn't technology just awesome like that???)

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, or anything else you might be celebrating/doing this week! I'll miss commenting on blogsphere and replying here, but will be back for an end of the year wrap-up post on New Year's Eve that I'm super excited about :D

"Let your heart be light!"




- Audrey Caylin

How has your month been? Rip my snippets to pieces! (well, nicely, please ;-) ) Comment away! I love hearing from everyone!



At December 21, 2016 at 5:13 AM , Blogger Amy said...

Oooh me likey the snippets ;) Especially that last one; so awesome! Thanks for sharing, and keep up the brilliant writing :)
Have a wonderful Christmas, Audrey! <3

At December 21, 2016 at 10:17 AM , Blogger Audrey Caylin said...

Thank you so much, Amy! Glad you like them :D

Merry Christmas to you, too! <3

At December 21, 2016 at 11:28 AM , Blogger Marrok Macintyre said...

Great work, I haven't been brave enough to post anything about my WIP yet. But you did a great job! I just got on my Christmas break so I'm happy and working of different stuff I may/may not talk about in a later post :)

At December 21, 2016 at 11:53 AM , Blogger Audrey Caylin said...

Thank you, Marrok!

I'm totally that way as well! Seriously, me to my WIPs is like Gollum to the One Ring. My precioussss XD (I'm working on improving that mindset ;-) )

Merry Christmas!

At December 21, 2016 at 2:57 PM , Blogger Micaiah Saldaña said...

Love the snippets! =) Totally cool, my work needs a TON of editing as well. =)

At December 21, 2016 at 3:34 PM , Blogger Marrok Macintyre said...

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At December 21, 2016 at 3:40 PM , Blogger Marrok Macintyre said...

(sorry something gliched and it published before I was finished)
Hahaha that is a funny representation! and a Merry Christmas to you as well!

At December 21, 2016 at 4:06 PM , Blogger Audrey Caylin said...

:) Thank you! *high-fives fellow writer in editing process*

Have a wonderful Christmas!

At December 24, 2016 at 1:59 AM , Blogger Jolly said...

I love the snippets!! They were so fun to read! I really love that last line in your first snippet for Verity of Tomorrow :-)
Merry Christmas!!

At December 24, 2016 at 9:15 AM , Blogger Audrey Caylin said...

Thank you so much! I'm glad you liked them! :D <3

Merry Christmas!!!!

At December 28, 2016 at 3:40 PM , Blogger Micaiah Saldaña said...

I just have to say that your new design is gorgeous! I love it!

At December 29, 2016 at 10:53 AM , Blogger Audrey Caylin said...

Thank you so much! It was super fun and I figured Christmas break would be a great time to update ;-)


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