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Danielle Mamaril

Published writer and aspiring author

 

Recent Publications

Poetry

sing alleluia, 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.

Poetry

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.

Outlining

Currently Untitled
Novel

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

 

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 before fun reading. Sad times, but now I’m in the swing of things and tried real hard to keep up with my Goodreads challenge. Circe by Madeline Miller 2 out of 5 stars This book was not a favorite, unfortunately. I had super high expectations for it but the story just didn’t grab me and that was where I had the most issues. The concept was in

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 often enough. That’s wild though.  Male characters are awesome! Two days ago, I wrote Pet Peeves of Female Characters.  Trust me when I say that I don’t discriminate in my hate.  I hate everyone equally. So let’s take it away… 1. The Manly Man We’ve all read about this walking ball anger.  He’s always furious.  If he isn’t angry, he’s about to

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 read.  I’m not discussing archetypes (that’s kinda expected) but the annoying female characters. They’re cardboard cutouts and are here to instill sleepy readers during a supposedly epic fight scene. 1. Evil seductress This chick is leaking of pure sexuality.  They are gorgeous, perfect even. She turns heads when she enters a room.  Everyone w