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Danielle Mamaril

Published writer and aspiring author


Recent Publications


sing alleluiah, amen

an erotic devotional poem with sapphic vibes

Flash Fiction

Deer in the Headlights

A police officer commits a crime

Short Story

The Trial of a Goldfish Killer

A lifeguard encounters a mermaid.


Roses Still Have Thorns

A poem about eating disorders.


Works in Progress

Peer Review

Ghostwriting a Suicide Note
Short Story

Elias is ready to write his suicide note. As he delays the task, a mysterious force writes the letter for him.


Currently Untitled

A fantasy world set in a country of political turmoil. We've got super powers, forbidden romance, and strong female characters.


Legend by Marie Lu: Book Review

"What a joke! Poor little rich girl's fallen in love with the Republic's most famous criminal." Synopsis June and Day have no reason to...

June Wrap-Up 2019

I didn’t do a May Wrap-Up because I didn’t finish a book in May. Whoopsie. It was finals season so I very much prioritized my schooling...

Authortube Newbie Tag 2.0

Same info. Just in vlog style. Pick your poison. I’m doing a tag I wasn’t tagged in. What’s new? It’s the only tag I’ve done on my...

How the Writing Community has Helped Me

A while ago, I posted a blog just airing out some grievances I’ve had with the writing community. I’ve covered the bad and the ugly, but...

How the Writing Community has Hurt Me

The above is this exact blog but in vlog format. Before I start this, I gotta start with sharing that this is very much inspired by...

A Poem: My Confidant

My Confidant Music I know her music’s sweet melody lifts me up calms me down makes me excited offers beautiful words I love music as a...

Why and How to Juggle Multiple Projects

This is the corresponding vlog. It’s the same information just in different format. Pick your poison. I used to be strictly only work on...

April Wrap Up of 2019

It’s a wrap up for April 2019! This month has been awesome. While I haven’t done anything remarkable, I’m back into the writing community...

Hi I’m Back

I posted a vlog if that’s more your jam. It’s basically this blog with a tad more detail and in video form. Pick your poison. This post...

How to Balance Motherhood and Writing

Hey Y’all!  This is the first ever guest blog post on this blog ever.  Dawn Kozak, a kind, and aspiring writer is here to drop some...

Pet Peeves of Male Characters

I love fantastically written, male characters.  They’re likable, funny, and make me swoon over the moon.  Problem is…it doesn’t happen...

AuthorTube Newbie Tag

Yo my dudes, I’m new to AuthorTube and ready to mingle.  Get to know a little bit more about me below.  It’s super conversational and I’m...

Pet Peeves of Female Characters

Not all characters are created equal.  That’s all coolio-schmoolio but it gets tiring when the same characters appear in every story I...

How I Outline: Tips and Tricks

Outlining is hella hard.  Some of y’all may be prantsers but personally, I am a strong planner.  That’s just how I work and I outline a...

Top 10 Tips On Finding Inspiration

Inspiration is a touchy subject among creative communities.  A lot of artists don’t have the privilege to wait and be inspired.  Waiting...