Notebook and Pen

Danielle Mamaril

Published writer and aspiring author


Recent Publications


sing alleluiah, amen

an erotic devotional poem with sapphic energy

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.


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...

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...

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...

10 Things I Learned While Drafting

1.  Routine is Crucial It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single writer in possession of good ambition would be in want of...

Practicality of an Artist

Most writers enjoy their passion and even more writers are unable to financially support themselves. Most novelists didn’t start out as...

About Me

In this vlog I give a simple introduction to myself and my intentions on my youtube channel.  You should subscribe.  I’m just saying.  It...

Why I Write

“You don’t write because you want to say something.  You write because you have something to say.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald Every so often, I...