December 14, 2016

To Plot or not to Plot! Part 2

PLOTTING 101 – Part 2 This week I’m diving back into my plotting advice. Last time I told you all about the Story Anatomy worksheet I fill out at the beginning of each draft. That’s just the tip of the plotting iceberg! Next on my list of plotting, is to create a temporary/messy query letter. This is just to show […]
October 19, 2016

To Plot or not to Plot!

To Plot or not to Plot! That is the ultimate writerly question, is it not? In the years before I was published, this wasn’t an issue. I spent my days adding to the manuscript that would one day become FADING AWAY, one chapter at a time. plodding along in order… Ah, how things have changed. In this past year I […]
September 23, 2016

The Importance of Critique Partners

“**Disclaimer–what works for me won’t necessarily work for you. Every writer is different, and that’s okay, otherwise we’d all be telling the same boring story** Before I continue with my “How I Revise” advice, I had a question last month about my cover designs, so I thought I’d share with you my experiences as an author with the cover designers. […]
August 19, 2016

My Revision Process

So, because I’m right in the middle of editing my current WIP (Work In Progress), I thought I’d share my revision process with you. After I’ve completed my first draft, I let it sit for two weeks to a month, and then I go back through and fix all the GLARING errors. Then I send it off to my wonderful […]
July 18, 2016
Broken Sunrise by Dannielle Wicks Teaser

The Official Release Date for Broken Sunrise is….

AHHHHHH!!!!! I have the official release date from my publisher for BROKEN SUNRISE (Hardest Mistakes Book 3)!!! Dylan and Miya will be arriving on…..*drum roll*….. FEBRUARY 21st 2017! The countdown is on! I’ve included a snippet from one of my favourite scene’s below to celebrate, as well as my favourite Quote from Dylan. Brace yourselves! Also! There is a bonus […]
May 24, 2016

Recent Happenings in the world of Dannielle Wicks

Recent Happenings – BOOK WORLD icon BROKEN SUNRISE is tearing my heart out 🙁 So many emotions… Dylan Lanter is amazing to write, the easiest character I’ve done so far. He knows who he wants to be and what he wants to do, which I’m sure some of your writers out there can agree, is a rare thing in characters. […]
April 5, 2016

Broken Sunrise (Hardest Mistakes Book 3) is about half way done

Broken Sunrise (Hardest Mistakes Book 3) is about half way done! That’s 40,000 words down, and another 30,000 to go. I’m hoping to have it complete and ready for my editor in June/July. If you’ve read any of the other books in my series you’ll know that each book features a new main character from the same Hardest Mistakes world. […]